Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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Eosinophilic esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic, allergic inflammatory disease of the esophagus. It occurs when eosinophils accumulate in the esophagus, causing inflammation.

Treatment algorithm; adapted from de Rooij et al

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References

1. Hirano et al Gut 2013
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eosinophilic_esophagitis
3. de Rooij, W.E., Dellon, E.S., Parker, C.E. et al. Pharmacotherapies for the Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis: State of the Art Review. Drugs 79, 1419–1434 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s40265-019-01173-2

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