Pediatric Surgery NaT

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Jeffrey Gander, David Grabski, MD
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Introduction

Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic esophageal dysfunction disorder caused by eosinophilic mediated inflammation of the esophagus. It is generally consider a clinicopathologic disease and diagnosis is dependent both on clinical symptoms of esophageal dysfunction as well as histopathologic identification of eosinophilic infiltration noted on epithelial tissue biopsy.

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Last updated: June 9, 2017