Eosinophilic gastroenteritis

What is Eosinophilic gastroenteritis?

A rare benign gastrointestinal disease characterized by the presence of abnormal and nonspecific gastro-intestinal (GI) manifestations, associated with an eosinophilic infiltration of the GI tract, which can affect several segments and involve several layers within the GI wall.

Other condition names

  • EGE
  • Eosinophilic enteritis
  • Eosinophilic gastroenterocolitis

Inheritance type

Not applicable


  • Worldwide: Unknown

Age of Onset

  • All ages
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