Appendix
Appendicitis
Eosinophilic appendicitis


Topic Completed: 01 August 2012

Revised: 22 January 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri J. Eosinophilic appendicitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/appendixeosinophilic.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • 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