Eosinophilic enteropathy

  • E. Brocchi
  • R. Corinaldesi


Eosinophilic enteropathy (synonyms: eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic enteritis) is a rare disease, in which eosinophils may infiltrate different layers of the gut wall. Any area of the gastrointestinal tract can be involved, but especially the stomach and small bowel.


Parasitic Infestation Peripheral Blood Eosinophilia Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis Mucosal Small Bowel Eosinophilic Enteritis 
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Suggested reading

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  • E. Brocchi
  • R. Corinaldesi

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