Intern. Med. volume 35, issue 10, P779-782 1996 DOI: 10.2169/internalmedicine.35.779 View full text
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Takamichi MIYAMOTO, Takehiko SHIBATA, Syu MATSUURA, Mineyuki KAGESAWA, Yutaka ISHIZAWA, Kazuro TAMIYA

Abstract: Wereport a case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis, which has features of the predominant subserosal type presented as an ileus and ascites. A 48-year-old Japanese womanwas admitted to our hospital because of epigastralgia, lower abdominal pain and vomiting. She had a past history of allergic disorders. The computedtomographic scan revealed ascites, and marked*wall thickening and dilatation of the intestine. This patient showed eosinophilic ascites without marked peripheral eosinophilia. Histologic examination d…

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