Hematemesis as Initial Presentation in a 10-Week-Old Infant
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Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare condition characterized by eosinophilic inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract resulting in a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms. This series of diseases includes eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastritis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic enteritis, and eosinophilic colitis. While eosinophilic esophagitis is well characterized in the pediatric population, the other eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders are rare and not fully understood. Symptoms include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, weight loss, and diarrhea. This article presents a case of eosinophilic gastroenteritis in a 10-week-old patient with initial presenting symptom of hematemesis.

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