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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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AMORES CARRATE, Jacqueline; ARREDONDO BRUCE, Alfredo; AVILA AROSTEGUI, Debbie  and  REYES OLIVA, Roberto. Primary eosinophilic enteritis: a case report. AMC [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.3. ISSN 1025-0255.

Transmural eosinophilic enteritis is a rare condition. We present the case of a complicated peptic ulcer that in the histological examination of the resected segment of jejunum showed eosinophilic enteritis affected the whole thickness of the jejunal wall. That is very infrequent disease, in our country, were reported two cases with hyperinfection syndrome caused by Strongyloides stercoralis in the development of HIV/AIDS, and a HIV seropositive patient with chronic diarrheic syndrome, in which oocysts of Isospora belli were detected. And primary enteritis who has presented in the 9º Pathological Congress in may 2007. The postoperative course was uneventful with full recovery.

Keywords : Acute abdomen; Eosinophilic enteritis; eosinophilia.

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