Rapidly increasing incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis in a large cohort.

  title={Rapidly increasing incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis in a large cohort.},
  author={Bram D van Rhijn and Joanne Verheij and Andreas J P M Smout and Albert Jan Bredenoord},
  journal={Neurogastroenterology and motility : the official journal of the European Gastrointestinal Motility Society},
  volume={25 1},
BACKGROUND Recent literature has shown increasing incidence and prevalence rates of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). However, data are mainly based on small studies and come from centers dedicated to EoE. Aim of this study was to estimate the incidence rates of EoE by using a large database. METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study of the pathology reports describing esophageal eosinophilia from 1996 through 2010, using the nationwide network and registry of histo- and cytopathology in The… CONTINUE READING
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