Biopsy. To make this diagnosis biopsies from the esophagus, stomach, intestine or colon are necessary.
Initially. As with virtually all conditions, the severity of the disease determines some influence on the likelihood of outgrowing it.
GI. A gastroenterologist makes the diagnosis based on biopsies from the esophagus.
EGE. Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is an uncommon gastrointestinal disease affecting both children and adults. Includes the presence of abnormal gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms, most often abdominal pain. Associated with peripheral eosinophilia leading to eosinophilic infiltrates in stomach and intestine. See a GI specialist.
From APFED. Http://apfed. Org/drupal/drupal/sites/default/files/fact_sheet_basic_2011.pdf.