Association of eosinophilic inflammation with esophageal food impaction in adults.

  title={Association of eosinophilic inflammation with esophageal food impaction in adults.},
  author={Tusar K. Desai and Veslav Stecevic and Chung-ho Chang and Neal S. Goldstein and Kamran Badizadegan and Glenn T Furuta},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  volume={61 7},
INTRODUCTION Esophageal food impaction is a common presentation of eosinophilic esophagitis. The prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis among patients with food impaction is unknown. To address this, we evaluated clinicopathologic features of adults with food impaction. METHODS For a 3-year period, patients from a single, adult, community-based gastroenterology practice with esophageal food impaction were evaluated. Histories were assessed and esophageal biopsy specimens were evaluated by… CONTINUE READING

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