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Eosinophilic Ascites
Sareena Kunnugothi.
Department of Pediatrics, Government Hospital, Minicoy, Lakshadweep, India.
Eosinophilic ascites (EA) is a rare disorder of unknown etiology that has been reported in both adult and pediatric patients. It is probably the most unusual presentation of the syndrome eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE). We report a 5-year-old male child who presented with bilateral painless scrotal distension for 5 months with ascites, eosinophilia and eosinophilic ascitic fluid. He received various anti-parasitic agents but had no response but finally responded to steroids.

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