Enteritis eosinofilica como causa rara de ascitis: reporte de un caso.

Translated title of the contribution: [Eosinophilic enteritis as a rare cause of ascites: case report].

Arturo Zegarra, Carlos García, Alejandro Piscoya, Raúl de Los Ríos, José Luis Pinto, Nancy Mayo, Jorge Huerta-Mercado

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The case of a 23-year old woman with a history of epigastric pain, a palpable tumor that covered the epigastrium and the left hypochondrium, and an episode of acute pancreatitis was reported. The computerized tomography revealed a pancreatic cyst. The CA-125 increased significantly. An exploratory laparotomy was performed, finding an endometrioma. The pathological anatomy showed necrotic tissue, mucus and blood, with a presence of macrophages with hemosiderin phagocytosis. The symptoms and signs, pathogenesis and treatment of the endometriosis of the pancreas are discussed.
Translated title of the contribution[Eosinophilic enteritis as a rare cause of ascites: case report].
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)272-275
Number of pages4
JournalRevista de gastroenterología del Perú : órgano oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2009


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