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Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

Abstract

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NORD is very grateful to Adriaan Tan, MD, Hepatogastroenterologist, Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital, The Netherlands, for assistance in the preparation of this report.

Synonyms of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

  • EG
  • EGE
  • EGID
  • eosinophilic gastritis
  • eosinophilic gastroenteropathy
  • eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders

Disorder Subdivisions

  • No subdivisions found.

General Discussion

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare digestive disease characterized by the triad of eosinophilic infiltration of segments of the gastrointestinal tract, abnormalities of gastrointestinal function (varying from dyspepsia and obstruction to diarrhea and ascites) and exclusion of other diseases with peripheral eosinophilia.

Organizations related to Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

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