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A 16-year-old member asked:

How is eosinophilic enteropathy diagnosed?

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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Biopsy: It is a diagnosis established after your doctor has performed endoscopy with biopsy. The biopsies from gastrointestinal tract show increase eosinophils. Usual presentation is diarrhea of unknown etiology.
Dr. Rafael Ubeda
45 years experience
Biopsy: The ideal is to perform a endoscopy and a biopsy.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

What is eosinophilic enteropathy?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
See below: Eosinophilic enteropathy represents one member of a family of diseases that includes eosinophilic esophagitis, gastritis, enteritis, and colitis. It is diagnosed by endoscopic biopsies, which reveal ≥20 to 25 eosinophils per high power field. It is thought to be allergic in natureand food allergies may play a role. Diarrhea, abdominal pain, weight loss are frequent symptoms.
Last updated May 26, 2016

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