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colonic eosinophilic infiltration

Monday 10 January 2005

Eosinophilic polymorphonuclears in colonic mucosa (Polynucléaires éosinophiles dans la muqueuse colique)

Definition

Etiology

- Dientamoeba fragilis infection
- Strongyloides stercoralis infection
- Enterobius vermicularis infection
- isolated Eosinophilic colitis
- allergic colitis
- Cow’s milk allergy
- food allergy
- hypereosinophilic syndrome
- drugs

Associations

- primary biliary cirrhosis
- gastrointestinal angiodysplasia
- lupus anticoagulant syndrome - anticardiolipide syndrome