Eosinophilic esophagitis in children.

  title={Eosinophilic esophagitis in children.},
  author={Prerna Trivedy and Jonathan E. Teitelbaum},
  journal={Paediatric drugs},
  volume={17 3},
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a relatively common chronic immune-mediated disease of the esophagus characterized clinically by symptoms of esophageal dysfunction that vary by age. Histologically, EoE results in marked esophageal eosinophilia despite treatment with high-dose proton pump inhibition. The cornerstone of treatment is dietary restriction and/or pharmacologic therapy, mainly with topical steroids. This review briefly describes dietary therapy, but focuses on the various medical… CONTINUE READING
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