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Korean Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 2004;29(1): 22-26.
호산구성 복수를 동반한 호산구성 위장관염 1예
나윤주·심기남·염문선·김희선·정성애·유 권·문일환·조민선*
이화여자대학교 의과대학 내과학교실, *병리학교실
A Case of Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis with Eosinophilic Ascites
Youn Ju Na, M.D., Ki-Nam Shim, M.D., Moon Sun Yeom, M.D., Hee Sun Kim, M.D., Sung-Ae Jung, M.D., Kwon Yoo, M.D., Il Hwan Moon, M.D. and Min Sun Cho, M.D.*
Departments of Internal Medicine and *Pathology, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Abstract
Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is an uncommon disease characterized by the presence of abnormal gastrointestinal symptoms, eosinophilic infiltration in one or more areas of the gastrointestinal tract, an absence of the indentifiable cause of eosinophilia and the exclusion of eosinophilic involvement in organs other than gut. The etiology is unknown, and the pathogenesis is poorly understood. Clinical presentations depend on the region of gastrointestinal tract involved and the depth of bowel involvement. We experienced a case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis involving entire GI tract with eosinophilic ascites in a 72-year-old female with abdominal distention and pain. The patient was treated with corticosteroid successfully. We report this case with a brief review of the literatures. (Korean J Gastrointest Endosc 2004;29:22⁣26)
Key Words: Eosinophilic gastroenteritis, Eosinophilic ascites
주요어: 호산구성 위장관염, 호산구성 복수
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