A Rare Cause of Ascites: Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis


DOĞAN G. , DÜZGÜN F., YILMAZ Ö., AYHAN S., GÜLEN H., KASIRGA H. E.

The Journal of Pediatric Research, cilt.7, sa.3, ss.264-266, 2020 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Vaka Takdimi
  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4274/jpr.galenos.2019.96636
  • Dergi Adı: The Journal of Pediatric Research
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.264-266

Özet

Eosinophilic gastroenteropathies are rare disorders. An 18-year-old girl presented to the hospital with abdominal pain and distension. Abdominal tenderness and grade 2 ascites, serious peripheral eosinophilia and high immunoglobulin E level were found. Laparoscopic antrum biopsy showed subserosal eosinophilic infiltration. Eosinophilic gastroenteropathy was suspected, diet elimination was given, no steroid treatment was used.