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Eosinophilic Esophagitis.

08:00 EDT 22nd October 2015 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Eosinophilic Esophagitis."

Eosinophilic esophagitis is an increasingly common diagnosis among children evaluated for feeding problems and among adults with dysphagia and food impaction. This review considers the diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology, clinical features, and treatment of this disease.

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Name: The New England journal of medicine
ISSN: 1533-4406
Pages: 1640-1648

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Chronic ESOPHAGITIS characterized by esophageal mucosal EOSINOPHILIA. It is diagnosed when an increase in EOSINOPHILS are present over the entire esophagus. The reflux symptoms fail to respond to PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS treatment, unlike in GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE. The symptoms are associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to food or inhalant allergens.

A condition characterized by infiltration of the lung with EOSINOPHILS due to inflammation or other disease processes. Major eosinophilic lung diseases are the eosinophilic pneumonias caused by infections, allergens, or toxic agents.

INFLAMMATION, acute or chronic, of the ESOPHAGUS caused by BACTERIA, chemicals, or TRAUMA.

INFLAMMATION of the ESOPHAGUS that is caused by the reflux of GASTRIC JUICE with contents of the STOMACH and DUODENUM.

A clear, homogenous, structureless, eosinophilic substance occurring in pathological degeneration of tissues.

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