Revista Cubana de Medicina
version ISSN 0034-7523
MARTINEZ PEREZ, David et al. Eosinophilic colitis. Rev cubana med [online]. 2012, vol.51, n.1, pp. 91-98. ISSN 0034-7523.
The eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare disease characterized by presence of histic eosinophilia involving different layers of the intestinal wall classified from the histological point of view in mucosa, muscular or serous, according to the layer of the intestinal wall with predominance of infiltrate. It may be located in any portion of the digestive tract, but exceptionally in the colon. This the case of eosinophilic colitis in a patient aged 26 with chronic diarrheic syndrome. Clinical data and pathologic studies results are showed. This matter was reviewed.
Keywords : Eosinophilia; colitis; gastrointestinal disease.