Identification of causative foods in children with eosinophilic esophagitis treated with an elimination diet.

@article{Spergel2012IdentificationOC,
  title={Identification of causative foods in children with eosinophilic esophagitis treated with an elimination diet.},
  author={Jonathan M Spergel and Terri F Brown-Whitehorn and A Cianferoni and Michele Shuker and Mei-Lun Wang and Ritu Verma and Chris A. Liacouras},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2012},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={461-7.e5}
}
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disease with isolated eosinophils in the esophagus predominantly triggered by foods. The optimal testing to identify inciting foods remains unclear. OBJECTIVES We sought to determine the effectiveness of allergy testing-directed diets in patients with EoE. METHODS A retrospective analysis of all children with EoE seen at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia between 2000 and 2011 identified 941 patients with EoE. Skin… CONTINUE READING
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