Eosinophilic appendicitis

Reviewer: Jaleh Mansouri, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 15 February 2016, last major update August 2012

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Definition / General
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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