Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Jan 5, , Amaia Campos Ruiz and others published Gastroenteritis eosinofílica: aportación de tres. Download Citation on ResearchGate | Gastroenteritis eosinofílica | Eosinophilic gastroenteritis represents a group of benign diseases that includes eosinophilic. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis and bowel obstruction. Can surgery be avoided? Gastroenteritis eosinofílica y obstrucción intestinal, ¿es la cirugía evitable?.

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You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis has been classified into mucosal, muscular and serosal types according to the predominantly affected layer as per histopathologic examination; these present specific differences in clinical manifestations [ 341415 ]. The Spanish Association of Pediatrics has as one of its main objectives the dissemination of rigorous and updated scientific information on the different areas of pediatrics.

A case report and review of the literature.

Gastroenteritis eosinofílica: espectro clínico de una misma entidad

We conclude that limited knowledge about the characteristics of eosinophilic gastroenteritis and the paucity of evidence may lead to misdiagnosis or inadequate therapy such as emergency surgeries, which increase the costs of patient study and management. Upper digestive endoscopy revealed a normal esophagus and duodenum, and oesinofilica enanthematous pangastritis. Annals of Pediatrics is the Body of Scientific Expression of the Association and gastroneteritis the vehicle through which members communicate.


Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare inflammatory disease characterized by eosinophilic infiltration in the gastrointestinal tract affecting all age and ethnic groups [ 1 ].

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He presented with increased abdominal distension associated with intense pain, nausea, vomiting, and blocked stool and gas flow, which atypically was improved with analgesic, antispasmodic and antiemetic drugs. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 30pp. Physical examination revealed a poor general condition with mild dyspnea, flushing and dehydration.

The spectrum of eosinophilic gastroenteritis. J Natl Med Assoc. CopyrightGomes de Matos Brasil et al.

The precise number of eosinophils, which is used as a criterion to define the disease, remains controversial [ 113 gatroenteritis. Ann Allergy, 74pp. The most commonly affected segments are the stomach, in particular the antrum, and the small intestine [ 3 ].

Published online Jan He was afebrile, anicteric and acyanotic. The symptoms of this complex disorder are variable, and frequently include abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, protein losing enteropathy and malabsorption.

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis with ascites and hepatic dysfunction.

Gastroenteritis eosinofílica y obstrucción intestinal: ¿es la cirugía evitable?

Allergic eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a boy with congenital duodenal obstruction. Pleural effusion or increased eosinophil counts may be revealed by biopsy of pleural specimens. A urine culture tested negative. Association of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders with other atopic disorders. An increase in immunoglobulin E levels may also be associated [ 41112 ].


Pathological anatomy is characterized eosinofilicaa an eosinophil-predominant infiltrate which must exceed per high-power field 7.

Dig Dis Sci, 43pp. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis and bowel obstruction. We report a case in which this entity is illustrated after indication gastrroenteritis emergency laparotomy. The segment was resected and a manual end-to-end anastomosis performed.

Gastric and intestinal biopsies revealed mild, nonspecific, chronic inflammation with normal eosinophil numbers in the mucosa.

Three parasitology samples, coprology and stool culture yielded negative results. The natural history of EGE is little known, especially that which starts with bowel obstruction, because follow-up is discontinued once the case is resolved 5.

Upper digestive endoscopy, colonoscopy and histopathologic examination of the gastric and intestinal mucosa did not show any significant changes.