Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic esophagitis.

@article{Dellon2012DiagnosisAM,
  title={Diagnosis and management of eosinophilic esophagitis.},
  author={Evan S. Dellon},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={1066-78}
}
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by esophageal dysfunction and eosinophilic infiltrate in the esophageal epithelium in the absence of other potential causes of eosinophilia. EoE is increasing in incidence and prevalence, and is a major cause of gastrointestinal morbidity among children and adults. EoE is thought to be immune mediated, with food or environmental antigens stimulating a T-helper (Th)-2 inflammatory response. An increased… CONTINUE READING

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