Primary Eosinophilic Obliterative Appendicitis

Kanthikar, SN and Nikumbh, DB and Desale, SS (2014) Primary Eosinophilic Obliterative Appendicitis. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Primary eosinophilic appendicitis is a rare condition of unknown etiology having vague and unexplained symptoms. Histopathological hallmark of this entity is eosinophilic infiltration of the muscularis propria with accompanying edema separating the muscle fibers, and absence of neutrophilic infiltration. Preoperative correct diagnosis of this entity is not possible in view of lack of specific imaging technology. Histopathological examination is the gold standard for the diagnosis. Here, we present an unusual case of Eosinophilic Obliterative appendicitis in a 25 years old male patient.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Eosinophilic appendicitis; Obstruction; Appendix; Eosinophils
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:9732
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:11 Jul 2016 15:45
Last Modified:11 Jul 2016 15:45

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