Lymphangiectasia, Whipple’s Disease, Eosinophilic Enteritis

  • Mirella Fraquelli
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


 Primary intestinal lymphangiectasia, Whipple's disease and eosinophilic enteritis are rare chronic conditions mainly involving the small bowel tract. In this chapter are presented the most frequent ultrasonographic findings observed in association with these diseases.


Irritable Bowel Syndrome Bowel Wall Chylous Ascites Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis Mesenteric Edema 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seconda Divisione, Gastroenterologia IRCCS Fondazione Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di MilanoUniversità degli Studi di MilanoMilanItaly

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