Pathogenesis of esophageal rings in eosinophilic esophagitis.

@article{Mann2005PathogenesisOE,
  title={Pathogenesis of esophageal rings in eosinophilic esophagitis.},
  author={Nirmal Singh Mann and Joseph W. C. Leung},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2005},
  volume={64 3},
  pages={
          520-3
        }
}
Eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis is being recognized more frequently among the adult patients. The disease is characterized by massive infiltration of the wall of gastrointestinal tract by sheets of eosinophils. The clinical features depend upon the site of involvement. They include dyspepsia, dysphagia, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, diarrhea and protein-losing enteropathy. Eosinophilic esophagitis may present as chest pain, dysphagia or dyspepsia. The characteristic… CONTINUE READING
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