Gastroenteritis, Eosinophilic

National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc.

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Synonyms

  • EG
  • EGID
  • EGE
  • eosinophilic gastroenteropathy
  • eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders
  • eosinophilic gastritis

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is a rare digestive disease characterized by the presence of a particular type of white blood cell (eosinophils) in one or more of the three layers that make up the lining of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This includes the esophagus, stomach, small intestines, and large intestines.

Resources

Digestive Disease National Coalition
507 Capitol Court, NE
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20002
Tel: (202)544-7497
Fax: (202)546-7105
Email: ddnc@hmcw.org
Internet: http://www.ddnc.org

NIH/National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892-3570
Tel: (301)654-3810
Fax: (301)907-8906
Tel: (800)891-5389
Email: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
Internet: http://www.niddk.nih.gov

Genetic and Rare Diseases (GARD) Information Center
PO Box 8126
Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8126
Tel: (301)251-4925
Fax: (301)251-4911
Tel: (888)205-2311
TDD: (888)205-3223
Email: ordr@od.nih.gov
Internet: http://rarediseases.info.nih.gov/Default.aspx

Madisons Foundation
PO Box 241956
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Tel: (310)264-0826
Fax: (310)264-4766
Email: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
Internet: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org

Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Disease (CURED)
2937 Bayberry Dr.
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
Tel: (847)793-0071
Email: ellyn@curedfoundation.org
Internet: http://www.curedfoundation.org

Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
3333 Burnet Avenue
MLC 2010
Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039
Tel: (513)636-2233
Fax: (513)636-9069
Tel: (800)344-2462
TDD: (513)636-4900
Email: cced@cchmc.org
Internet: http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/eosinophils

American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders
PO Box 29545
Atlanta, GA 30359
Tel: (713)493-7749
Fax: (713)493-7749
Email: mail@apfed.org
Internet: http://www.apfed.org

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For a Complete Report

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