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inflammation of the lining of the stomach

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Eosinophilic gastritis is a rare and heterogeneous condition characterized by patchy or diffuse eosinophilic infiltration of gastrointestinal tissue; presentation may vary depending on location as well as depth and extent of bowel wall involvement.
Chemical injury to the gastric mucosa due to medications such as NSAIDs, bile reflux and the intake of large quantities of alcohol is well known, as are autoimmune reactions causing atrophic gastritis and allergies to food which may result in an eosinophilic gastritis.
The current study, conducted via an email survey of pediatric and adult gastroenterologists, demonstrated wide variations in the rates of both EoE and eosinophilic gastritis / eosinophilic colitis (EG/EC) in different parts of the country, Dr.
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