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Localized eosinophilic gastroenteritis with necrotizing granulomas presenting as acute abdomen.
  1. G. Fraile,
  2. J. L. Rodríguez-García,
  3. R. Beni-Pérez,
  4. C. Redondo
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Spain.


    Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a condition of unknown aetiology that has been frequently reported involving the stomach and bowel. The colon is rarely cited as a site for the condition. We report a patient suffering from allergic symptoms (asthma, atopic dermatitis, elevated serum IgE levels) who presented with colonic perforation due to eosinophilic colitis with necrotizing granulomas.

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