Eosinophilic appendicitis

Topic Completed: 1 August 2012

Minor changes: 20 August 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Mansouri J. Eosinophilic appendicitis. website. Accessed July 24th, 2021.
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
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