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- Eosinophilic gastroenteritis

- Parasite reactions 

- Allergic gastritis

- Drug reaction

- Foreign bodies

- Peptic ulcer

- Associated with inflammatory fibroid polyp, adenoma, carcinoma  and T- cell lymphoma. 


Features of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis:

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- Patient presents with abdominal pain.

- Peripheral blood eosinophilia.

- IgE increased in blood.

- Eosinophilic infiltration of mucosa,  submucosa, muscularis propria or the serosa.

- Mucosal edema, vascular dilatation.

- 10 - 50 eosinophils / high power field

- Displaces and destroys gastric pits and glands.


Further reading:

Histologic eosinophilic gastritis is a systemic disorder associated with blood and extragastric eosinophilia, TH2 immunity, and a unique gastric transcriptome.

Eosinophilic gastritis with gastric outlet obstruction mimicking infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis.

Rare association of IgA nephropathy with nephrotic syndrome in a patient with eosinophilic gastritis.

Eosinophilic gastritis in children: clinicopathological correlation, disease course, and response to therapy.

A childhood case of eosinophilic gastritis and protein-losing enteropathy.

Gastric pneumatosis with associated eosinophilic gastritis in four black and white ruffed lemurs (Varecia variegata variegata).

Snakeskin-like pattern mimicking portal hypertensive gastropathy in patient with eosinophilic gastritis.

Eosinophilic gastritis: histopathological characterization and quantification of the normal gastric eosinophil content.


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