[Eosinophilic esophagitis in 29 pediatric patients].

@article{Ferreira2008EosinophilicEI,
  title={[Eosinophilic esophagitis in 29 pediatric patients].},
  author={Cristina Helena Targa Ferreira and M{\'a}rio C{\'e}sar Vieira and Sandra Vieira and Giovana Stival da Silva and Danielle Reis Yamamoto and Themis Reverbel da Silveira},
  journal={Arquivos de gastroenterologia},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 2},
  pages={141-6}
}
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration. AIM To present our clinical series of 29 children with eosinophilic esophagitis, describing the clinical and diagnostic features, treatment and outcome. METHODS We describe 29 patients (22 boys), 1-18 years-old, with 20 eosinophils per high-power field in esophageal biopsy specimens and absence of eosinophilic… CONTINUE READING

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Patients over the age of 8 presented most often with abdominal pain , dysphagia and occasional food impaction .
Patients over the age of 8 presented most often with abdominal pain , dysphagia and occasional food impaction .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
The most common presenting symptoms included vomiting in 15 patients ( 52% ) and abdominal pain in 11 patients ( 38% ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
The most common presenting symptoms included vomiting in 15 patients ( 52% ) and abdominal pain in 11 patients ( 38% ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration .
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration .
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration .
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration .
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration .
Eosinophilic esophagitis is a recently described entity with esophageal symptoms like gastroesophageal reflux disease and significant esophageal eosinophilic infiltration .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
Patients between 5 and 8 years of age presented commonly with abdominal pain or symptoms that may be associated with reflux ( heartburn and/or vomiting ) .
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