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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 13  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-50

Unforeseen gastrointestinal events following antituberculous therapy

Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India

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Dr. Sandheep Janardhanan
Department of Gastroenterology, Medical Trust Hospital, Kochi - 682 016, Kerala
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/atp.atp_13_21

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Eosinophilic enteritis is a rare entity affecting human gastrointestinal tract. The exact etiology is unknown, and some drugs are implicated in causing this condition. We report a case of drug-induced eosinophilic enteritis, caused by antituberculous therapy (ATT). The cessation of ATT-induced clinical remission and symptoms were reproduced on drug re-challenge, which corroborated our diagnosis.

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