IP Journal of Diagnostic Pathology and Oncology

The retrospective study of incidence of eosinophilic gastroenteritis among tribal population of Wayanad

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Author Details: Satish Gurupadappa Arakeri, Geethavasu P

Volume : 1

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2581-3706

Print ISSN : 2581-3714

Article First Page : 29

Article End Page : 31


Introduction: The condition of eosinophilic gastroenteritis is the rare inflammatory lesion of GI tract. It is characterized by increase in number of eosinophils in lamina propria.
Materials and Methods: The present study is a retrospective study. Criteria for diagnosis of eosinophilic gastroenteritis is as follows: > 30 eosinophils/HPF, Eosinophilic cryptitis, Eosinophilic crypt abscess.
Results and Discussion: Out of 447 cases, 85 cases show features of eosinophilic gastroenteritis i.e. 19% of cases show features of eosinophilic gastroenteritis. 59 cases are males and 26 cases are females. The most common part of GI tract involved is colon followed by stomach, ileum and duodenum.
Conclusion: The incidence of eosinophilic gastroenteritis is more common among males of 5th-6th decades with predominant involvement of colon.

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis, Tribal, Colon