Induction of Eosinophilic Esophagitis by Sublingual Pollen Immunotherapy

@inproceedings{Miehlke2013InductionOE,
  title={Induction of Eosinophilic Esophagitis by Sublingual Pollen Immunotherapy},
  author={Stephan Miehlke and Oral Alpan and Soeren Schroeder and Alex Straumann},
  booktitle={Case reports in gastroenterology},
  year={2013}
}
Sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) is increasingly investigated and utilized for the treatment of food and pollen allergies. Previous case reports suggested that eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) might develop as a long-term complication in children after completion of oral immunotherapy. Here, we describe a 44-year-old female with a medical history of pollinosis who for the first time in her life developed complete manifestation of EoE (peak eosinophils 164/high power field) 4 weeks after initiation… CONTINUE READING
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