Carmo Abreu

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Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an inflammatory disease characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the eso-phageal wall. It is an increasingly recognized disease that affects mostly caucasian males in two peaks of incidence: 5-10/20-40 years. Studies show that more than 90% of this patients are sensitized to mite or polens, 50% to food, and that the(More)
Pork–cat syndrome was first described by Drouet et al, in 1994. It is a rare pathology, seen in patients sensitized to cat epithelium, which present symptoms suggestive of IgE-mediated hypersensitivity upon ingestion of pork meat. These symptoms range from urticaria with/with-out angioedema, to potentially fatal anaphylaxis. This rare syndrome is a result(More)
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