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What is eosinophilic esophagitis?

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Dr. Douglas Johnston
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: EoE

Eosinophilic esophagitis or eoe is an allergic inflammatory disease of the esophagus typically caused by food proteins.
Symptoms can include vomiting, abdominal pain, reflux, difficulty swallowing and food impaction due to esophageal inflammation. Treatments include topical steroids and food elimination diet. Typically, eoe is managed by gastroenterologists and allergists.

In brief: EoE

Eosinophilic esophagitis or eoe is an allergic inflammatory disease of the esophagus typically caused by food proteins.
Symptoms can include vomiting, abdominal pain, reflux, difficulty swallowing and food impaction due to esophageal inflammation. Treatments include topical steroids and food elimination diet. Typically, eoe is managed by gastroenterologists and allergists.
Dr. Douglas Johnston
Dr. Douglas Johnston
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Inflammatory conditi

On of the esophagus, triggering a specific group of white cells as the culprit.
Not many treatment options but lately some evidence suggests that swallowing nasal steroid preparations help.

In brief: Inflammatory conditi

On of the esophagus, triggering a specific group of white cells as the culprit.
Not many treatment options but lately some evidence suggests that swallowing nasal steroid preparations help.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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