Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Leaky Gullet or Leaky Gut?


Abstract: Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a food allergen disorder driven by antigen recognition in the gastrointestinal tract. The study by Warners et al., strongly supports the esophageal epithelium as the area of disturbed permeability and primary target for initiation of the TH2-induced allergic pathway. In contrast, small bowel assessment reveals a… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2017.136


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@article{Katzka2017EosinophilicEL, title={Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Leaky Gullet or Leaky Gut?}, author={David A. Katzka}, journal={The American Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={2017}, volume={112}, pages={1072-1073} }