Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults, an emerging cause of dysphagia: Description of 9 cases

  title={Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults, an emerging cause of dysphagia: Description of 9 cases},
  author={Alfredo Jos{\'e} Lucendo Villar{\'i}n and Gemma Carri{\'o}n Alonso and Marta Navarro S{\'a}nchez and Sonia Mart{\'i}n Ch{\'a}varri and Silvia G{\'o}mez Senent and Paul Grau and J. M. Pascual Turri{\'o}n and P.Gonz{\'a}lez Sanz-Agero},
Background: eosinophilic esophagitis is a rare condition mainly affecting children, although the number of cases reported in adults is on the increase. It is characterized by intense infiltration of eosinophilic leukocytes in the esophageal mucosa, without involvement of other sections of the alimentary canal. Material and methods: over the past year, following the performance of endoscopies and biopsies, our service identified nine patients who were diagnosed with suffering from this disorder… CONTINUE READING


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