Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Jan 11, 2017
  • Author: MyNgoc T Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Burt Cagir, MD, FACS  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

The following conditions should also be considered in patients with suspected eosinophilic gastroenteritis:

  • Drugs (eg, acetylsalicylic acid [ASA], sulfonamides, penicillin, cephalosporin, carbamazepine, azathioprine, L-tryptophan, gold salts)

  • Parasites (Ancylostoma caninum,Giardia, Strongyloides, other zoonoses)

  • Cow milk enteropathy and related entities

  • Granulomatous gastritis

  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome

  • Gluten-sensitive enteropathy

Differential Diagnoses