Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: clinical, endoscopic, histologic findings, and response to treatment with fluticasone propionate.

@article{Remedios2006EosinophilicEI,
  title={Eosinophilic esophagitis in adults: clinical, endoscopic, histologic findings, and response to treatment with fluticasone propionate.},
  author={Matthew L Remedios and Catherine Campbell and Dianne M. Jones and Paul Kerlin},
  journal={Gastrointestinal endoscopy},
  year={2006},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={3-12}
}
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic esophagitis is an increasingly recognized disorder characterized by intense eosinophilic infiltration of the esophageal mucosa. The aim of this study was to define the clinical syndrome, the endoscopic features, and the distribution of the eosinophil infiltrate in adults with eosinophilic esophagitis. We undertook a prospective evaluation of the symptomatic and histologic response to treatment with fluticasone propionate. METHODS Twenty-six patients (18 men; mean age… CONTINUE READING

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