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Eosinophilic gastroenteritis with rectal involvement: case report and a review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7021864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An unusual case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is reported. Fewer than 150 cases of EGE have been reported in the world literature to date. This is the first case of this disease reported to have rectal involvement, and only the second case in which colonic involvement has been histologically documented. The addition of this case to those previously reported in the literature would suggest that EGE may involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract.
J C Chisholm; H I Martin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the National Medical Association     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0027-9684     ISO Abbreviation:  J Natl Med Assoc     Publication Date:  1981 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-14     Completed Date:  1981-10-14     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503090     Medline TA:  J Natl Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  749-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Eosinophilia / pathology*
Food Hypersensitivity / complications
Gastroenteritis / blood*
Rectum / pathology

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