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Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Volume 2015, Article ID 239506, 5 pages
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Case Report

Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: Case Report and Review in Search for Diagnostic Key Points

1Hospital Angeles Clinica Londres, Durango No. 50, Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc, 06700 Ciudad de México, DF, Mexico
2Hospital Angeles Mocel, Gregorio V. Gelati No. 29, San Miguel Chapultepec, Miguel Hidalgo, 11850 Ciudad de México, DF, Mexico

Received 20 January 2015; Accepted 21 April 2015

Academic Editor: Matteo Neri

Copyright © 2015 Guillermo López-Medina et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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