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2021 Jul 22

Rev Gastroenterol Mex (Engl Ed)

Prevalence of primary eosinophilic colitis in patients with chronic diarrhea and diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.


Carmona-Sánchez R, Carrera-Álvarez MA, Peña-Zepeda C
Rev Gastroenterol Mex (Engl Ed). 2021 Jul 22.
PMID: 34305045.


Primary eosinophilic colitis (PEC) is an inflammatory disease caused by the infiltration of eosinophils into the mucosa of the colon, determined after having ruled out other possible causes. It is characterized by abdominal pain and diarrhea and its prevalence is unknown.