Pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis: an 8-year follow-up.

@article{Assaad2007PediatricPW,
  title={Pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis: an 8-year follow-up.},
  author={Amal Assa'ad and Philip E. Putnam and Margaret H. Collins and Rachel M Akers and Sean C. Jameson and Cassie L Kirby and Bridget K. Buckmeier and Jennifer Z Bullock and Ann R Collier and Michael R. Konikoff and Richard Joseph Noel and Jesus Guajardo and Marc E Rothenberg},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2007},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={731-8}
}
BACKGROUND Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is a gastrointestinal disorder that is increasingly diagnosed in pediatric patients. OBJECTIVE We aimed to define, in pediatric patients with EE, their demographic and atopic characteristics, the histopathology of all segments of the gastrointestinal tract, and the effect of therapeutic interventions on the natural history. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of a database of pediatric patients with EE followed over a period of 8 years… CONTINUE READING