Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as small bowel obstruction: a case report and review of the literature.

@article{Yun2007EosinophilicGP,
  title={Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as small bowel obstruction: a case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Min Young Yun and Young Up Cho and In Suh Park and Sun Keun Choi and Sei Joong Kim and Seok Hwan Shin and Kyung Rae Kim},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 11},
  pages={1758-60}
}
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare disease of unknown etiology. It is characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the bowel wall to a variable depth and symptoms associated with gastrointestinal tract. Recently, the authors experienced a case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as small bowel obstruction. A 51-year old woman was admitted to our hospital complaining of abdominal pain and vomiting. Physical examination revealed a distended abdomen with diffuse tenderness. Complete… CONTINUE READING