Limited role of allergy testing in patients with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.

@article{Ishimura2013LimitedRO,
  title={Limited role of allergy testing in patients with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders.},
  author={Norihisa Ishimura and Kenji Furuta and Shuichi Sato and Shunji Ishihara and Yoshikazu Kinoshita},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 8},
  pages={1306-13}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Allergies have been implicated in the pathogenesis of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders, although it remains unknown what type of allergen is closely associated with their development. The aim of this study is to investigate the possible involvement of food and/or aeroallergen factors in eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders. METHODS Eighteen patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), 23 with eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE), and 28 healthy volunteers were… CONTINUE READING
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