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Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting in an adolescent with isolated colonic involvement.
  1. D Moore,
  2. S Lichtman,
  3. J Lentz,
  4. D Stringer,
  5. P Sherman

    Abstract

    Eosinophilic gastroenteritis most commonly involves the stomach and proximal small intestine with eosinophilic inflammation of either the mucosa, submucosa or serosa. The patient reported here had isolated eosinophilic colitis. The initial presentation with iron deficiency anaemia owing to occult gastrointestinal blood loss emphasises the need to evaluate the entire gastrointestinal tract in patients with eosinophilic gastroenteritis.

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