Arab J Gastroenterol 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.
Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt; Department of Pathology, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt; Department of Tropical Medicine and Hepatogastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt; Service d'Hépatologie, Hôpital Beaujon, APHP, Clichy-la-Garenne, CRI-UMR 1149, Inserm and Université de Paris, Paris, France.
Background: Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is defined by the presence of gastrointestinal symptoms, with an abnormal eosinophilic infiltrate of the intestine wall and exclusion of other causes of secondary eosinophilia. EGE has three clinical presentations, depending on the depth of eosinophilic infiltration of the bowel wall. It individualizes into three types, namely mucosal, muscular, and subserosal. Read More