Table 7 Clinical features of eosinophilic gastroenteritis
Layer of involvementDistribution79 (%)SymptomRadiology85
Mucosal57.5Nausea/vomitingFold thickening
Abdominal painPolyps
DiarrhoeaUlceration
Gastrointestinal bleeding/anaemiaLuminal narrowing
MalabsorptionHypersecretion
Protein-losing enteropathyIrritability
Failure to thriveSpasm
Muscularis propria30Symptoms of luminal obstructionStenosis
Rigidity
Dysmotility
Any of the findings in predominant mucosal disease
(Sub)Serosal12.5AscitesEosinophilic ascites
BloatingAdherent loops of bowel
High peripheral eosinophiliaThicken omentum and mesentery
PeritonitisEosinophilic lymphadenopathy
Eosinophilic pleural effusion
Any of the findings in predominant mucosal and/or muscularis disease