Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as an obstructing cecal mass--a case report and review of the literature.
The causes of colonic obstruction are protean. Less common is the diagnosis of eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE). EGE is more common as a cause of more proximal bowel obstruction. To our knowledge, this case represents one of the only reported cases of such a lesion causing obstruction in the cecum.
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Shweiki, E., West, J. C., Klena, J. W., Kelley, S. E., Colley, A. T., Bross, R. J., & Tyler, W. B. (1999). Eosinophilic gastroenteritis presenting as an obstructing cecal mass--a case report and review of the literature. The American journal of gastroenterology, 94(12), 3644–3645. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1572-0241.1999.01625.x
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Medicine