Clinical Analysis of Primary Eosinophilic Esophagitis

  title={Clinical Analysis of Primary Eosinophilic Esophagitis},
  author={Jung Ho Lee and Moo Jung Kim and Jie-Hyun Kim and Young Hoon Youn and Na Young Kim and Y T Bak and Yunju Jo and Hyojin Park},
  booktitle={Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility},
BACKGROUND/AIMS Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus. Similar to asthma, EoE can induce irreversible structural changes in the esophagus as a result of chronic and persistent eosinophilic inflammation. The aim of this study was to analyse changes in symptoms, eosinophil counts and endoscopic findings after treatment. METHODS Nine patients with EoE (6 men and 3 women; mean age, 36.44 years) were diagnosed with EoE based on typical symptoms… CONTINUE READING
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