Relation between eosinophilic esophagitis and oral immunotherapy for food allergy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.

@article{Lucendo2014RelationBE,
  title={Relation between eosinophilic esophagitis and oral immunotherapy for food allergy: a systematic review with meta-analysis.},
  author={Alfredo J Lucendo and {\'A}ngel Arias and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Ten{\'i}as},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2014},
  volume={113 6},
  pages={624-9}
}
BACKGROUND The onset of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) after oral immunotherapy (OIT) has been repeatedly described in patients with immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated food allergy in recent years, but the relation between the 2 conditions has not been fully assessed and quantified. OBJECTIVE To provide a systematic review of the evidence for an association between OIT and EoE. METHODS Electronic searches were performed with keywords relating to EoE and OIT in the MEDLINE, EMBASE, and SCOPUS… CONTINUE READING
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