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Appendix

Appendicitis

Eosinophilic appendicitis


Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 20 October 2012, last major update August 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Diffuse eosinophilic infiltrate with variable granulomas with necrotic centers
● Associated with Strongyloides stercoralis in stool examinations, but usually not within the granulomas
● Also associated with eosinophilic gastroenteritis

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