A case of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia associated with phycomycetes.

@article{GrauRoma2014ACO,
  title={A case of feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia associated with phycomycetes.},
  author={Llorenç Grau-Roma and Iv{\'a}n Galindo-Cardiel and Marcos Isidoro-Ayza and M. Fern{\`a}ndez and Nat{\`a}lia Maj{\'o}},
  journal={Journal of comparative pathology},
  year={2014},
  volume={151 4},
  pages={318-21}
}
Feline gastrointestinal eosinophilic sclerosing fibroplasia (FGESF) is a recently described inflammatory condition of domestic cats with unknown aetiology. A proportion of cases of FGESF are associated with bacteria, but antibiotic treatment is ineffective. It has been hypothesized that genetically predisposed cats may develop FGESF in response to the introduction of bacteria or other antigens into the intestinal wall. A 9- month-old male Persian cat presented with a history of marked acute… CONTINUE READING
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