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Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU-Brook Road Campus Auditorium

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2924 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23220 United States

April 2016

Eosinophilic Grastrointestinal Diseases Patient Education Seminar

April 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm

A growing number of children and adults suffer from a chronic and complex group ofdisorders described as Eosinophilic (E-O-sin-O-phil-ik) Gastrointestinal Disorders. These disordersare characterized by having above normal amounts of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, in oneor more specific places anywhere in their digestive system, which causes inflammation and damage.These disorders are often triggered by food proteins and patients living with these disorders oftenhave food allergies as well.  Diagnosis can only be made through tissue biopsies. These diseases…

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