Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 35–38 | Cite as

Esophageal involvement in eosinophilic gastroenteritis

  • M. A. Matzinger
  • A. Daneman
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The radiologic appearance of esophageal involvement due to eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a 15-year-old boy is presented. The lower two thirds of the esophagus was narrowed and the peristalsis diminished. The mucosa appeared smooth. This is the fourth reported case of esophageal involvement in eosinophilic gastroenteritis.

Key words

Esophagus Eosinophilic gastroenteritis Radiology 


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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. A. Matzinger
    • 1
  • A. Daneman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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