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Impedance and Histologic Characteristics of the Sub-laryngeal Esophagus Distinguish Eosinophilic Esophagitis From Other Esophageal Disorders.

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Summary of "Impedance and Histologic Characteristics of the Sub-laryngeal Esophagus Distinguish Eosinophilic Esophagitis From Other Esophageal Disorders."

The region of the esophagus 15-17 cm below the incisors, called the sub-upper esophageal sphincter (sub-UES), has not been characterized in adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) but appears different during endoscopy. We investigated how the sub-UES differs from the remaining esophagus in patients with EoE and aimed to determine whether these differences be used to distinguish patients with EoE from those with lichen planus.

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Name: Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association
ISSN: 1542-7714
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