Eosinophilic gastroenteritis - Diseases of digestive organs at children
Page 35 of 73 EOSINOPHILIC GASTROENTERITIS
This rare form of an inflammation of intestines is characterized by eosinophilic infiltrates. Usually defeat is localized in a stomach and upper part of a small bowel, but can extend to a gullet and distal part of intestines.
Disease symptoms — abdominal pains, vomiting, diarrhea, a growth inhibition and increases of body weight.
Atonic symptoms, such as rhinitis and asthma are at the same time observed that testifies to the allergic nature of this frustration. Considerable loss of protein through intestines can cause decrease in level of a seralbumin and immunoglobulins. The endoscopic picture corresponds to an inflammation of a stomach and duodenum; in bioptata the eosinophilic infiltration of own plate and the centers of dystrophy of fibers are noted.
Occasionally deeper eosinophilic infiltrates cause a thickening of a wall of a gut and form granulomas. The illness is characterized by the chronic progressing current against which sporadic heavy aggravations are possible. Some patients are helped by an exception of food of certain products, but systematic reception of corticosteroids for suppression of activity of process in most cases is required.