Eosinophilic esophagitis in children: immunopathological analysis and response to fluticasone propionate.

  title={Eosinophilic esophagitis in children: immunopathological analysis and response to fluticasone propionate.},
  author={Jonathan E. Teitelbaum and Victor L. Fox and Frank J Twarog and S Nurko and Don Antonioli and Gerald J. Gleich and Kamran Badizadegan and Glenn T Furuta},
  volume={122 5},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) shares symptoms with gastroesophageal reflux disease but has distinctive pathologic features and unknown immunopathology. Treatments with antigen restriction or systemic immunosuppression pose problems with compliance and side effects. Topically applied steroids offer an attractive alternative treatment. The aims of this study were to determine the immunopathologic features of EE and the effectiveness of antigen-specific diet restriction (DR) and… CONTINUE READING


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