Rapidly increasing prevalence of eosinophilic oesophagitis in Western Australia.

@article{Cherian2006RapidlyIP,
  title={Rapidly increasing prevalence of eosinophilic oesophagitis in Western Australia.},
  author={Srilekha Cherian and Nick M. Smith and David Forbes},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2006},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={1000-4}
}
AIM To assess the prevalence of eosinophilic oesophagitis in a tertiary paediatric gastroenterology clinic population. METHODS A retrospective audit of Western Australian children investigated for oesophageal disease by paediatric gastroenterologists in the years 1995, 1999 and 2004. Macroscopic appearance of the oesophagus at endoscopy, original histological findings and diagnosis were recorded for each child. Biopsy specimens were blindly re-evaluated, with re-coded histological diagnoses… CONTINUE READING

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