Eosinophilic cystitis and enteritis

Case contributed by Dr Heba Abdelmonem


Recurrent abdominal pain with dysphagia. WBCs count demonstrate elevated eosinophilic count

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Abnormally dilated lumen of the thoracic part of esophagus with mural wall thickening measures 14 mm in maximum thickness.  Long segment mural edema of small bowel (jejunal) with attenuated lumen. No abnormally dilated bowl loops.

Abnormal circumferential bladder wall thickening with minimal mural edema of both ureters with peri-ureteric fat stranding.

Mild amount of free abdominal fluid.

Case Discussion

CT showed bifocal segmental gastroenterocolic tract wall thickening including the thoracic esophagus and the jejunum, with fat surrounding and mild ascites associated with diffuse, circumferential bladder wall thickening

The diagnosis was supported by elevated WBCs count.

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Case information

rID: 57902
Published: 13th Feb 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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