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Eosinophilic Ascites Due to Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: A Case Report and Review

Eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) is a rare disease characterized by the presence of gastrointestinal symptoms with an abnormal eosinophilic infiltrate of the intestinal wall and exclusion of oth er causes of secondary eosinophilic infiltration. EGE has various gastrointestinal symptoms depending on the depth of eosinophilic infiltration of the bowel wall: mucosal, muscular, or subserosal. In particular, EGE with ascites is uncommon among them, and mainly appeared in subserosal type.

A Rare Case of Cortical Blindness Following Cysticercal Encephalitis in a Child

Neuro-cysticercosis, a parasitic infection of the brain caused by T. solium, is the most common central nervous system parasitosis globally. Seizures, headaches, hydrocephalus and varying degrees of loss of consciousness are common manifestations. Most patients have few intracranial lesions but few present with encephalitic fea tures due to widespread multiple intracranial lesions. We report a one-year-old boy, who presented with low-grade fever, altered sensorium, seizures and features of raised intracranial tension.

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