Published online Aug 21, 2013. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v19.i31.5061
Revised: June 23, 2013
Accepted: June 28, 2013
Published online: August 21, 2013
Core tip: Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare disorder characterised by eosinophilic infiltration of the bowel wall and various gastrointestinal manifestations. Diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion and exclusion of various disorders that are associated with peripheral eosinophilia. Corticosteroids are the mainstay of therapy with a 90% response rate.