Epidemiology and risk factors for eosinophilic esophagitis: lessons for clinicians

  title={Epidemiology and risk factors for eosinophilic esophagitis: lessons for clinicians},
  author={{\'A}ngel Arias and Alfredo J. Lucendo},
  journal={Expert Review of Gastroenterology \& Hepatology},
  pages={1069 - 1082}
  • Á. Arias, A. Lucendo
  • Published 4 August 2020
  • Medicine
  • Expert Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
ABSTRACT Introduction The rapid expansion in the epidemiology of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is being documented, along with cumulative research assessing environmental exposures associated with EoE and susceptibility due to genetic variants. Areas covered Incidence rates for EoE of 5–10 new cases per 100,000 inhabitants annually have shown an increase in recent reports of up to 20 in some countries; the highest prevalence being reported for Europe and North America, where EoE now affects… 
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