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Table 2 Abbreviated conceptual model of EG and EGE

From: Development and content validation of a symptom assessment for eosinophilic gastritis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis in adults and adolescents

Symptoms Impacts
Gastrointestinal Dietary
 Nausea Fear of trying new foods
 Vomiting Sadness over loss of favorite foods
 Diarrhea Being hungry (adolescents)
 Bloating (abdominal distention) Emotional
 Constipation Feeling misunderstood
Pain Feeling hopeless or miserable for having the disease
 Abdominal pain Depression
Appetite Stress about disease
 Lack of appetite Worry about disease
 Early satiety Frustration about disease
  Frustration about diet
  Social relationships
  Missing out on social activities