Clinical Case: Right Lower Quadrant Pain due to Eosinophilc Eosophagitis

An 8-year-old boy complains of RLQ abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite and weight loss for 6 months. Past medical history includes allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis and skin prick testing positive for house dust mite (2 years ago).

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Read the rest of the case here: Right Lower Quadrant Pain due to Eosinophilc Eosophagitis from AllergyCases.org.


"Multi-ring esophagus" in eosinophilic esophagitis (left), infiltration of eosinophils (right). Source: Wikipedia.


Eosinophilic Esophagitis, mind map diagram. See more Mind Map Diagrams in Allergy and Immunology at AllergyCases.org.

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