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Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
2013 update on celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis. "2013 update on celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis.", by Pellicano R, De Angelis C, Ribaldone DG, Fagoonee S, Astegiano M. nutrients-05-03329-f001: Classic histological findings of eosinophilic esophagitis: hypereosinophilia, usually with >15–20 eosinophils per high-powered field. Eosinophils in the squamous mucosa are visible (arrows). (Courtesy of Dr. Ezio David, MD, Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy.)...

Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic immune system disease in which a type of leukocyte accumulates in the cellular lining of television that links your mouth to your stomach. Thankfully, many new alternatives are emerging to take care of and deal with EoE. Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory problem in which the wall of the esophagus comes to be full of multitudes of white blood cells called eosinophils. Because this condition irritates the esophagus, a person with EoE might experience problem swallowing, pain, nausea, throwing up, and regurgitation. Gradually, the disease can cause the esophagus to slim, which in some cases results in food ending up being stuck, or influenced, within the esophagus, requiring emergency removal. In young children, most of the symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis look like those of gastroesophageal reflux disease, including feeding disorders and inadequate weight gain, so the child might be mistakenly diagnosed with GERD. Proper medical diagnosis of esophagitis in children is important since it is a serious disease that can cause long-lasting troubles if undiagnosed. 75% of individuals with EoE are white males; EoE occurs in roughly 1 in 10,000 people; The exact source of EoE is unknown, yet it seems associated with food allergies; EoE is more common in patients with other sensitive diseases, such as asthma; EoE was uncovered fairly just recently and much remains unknown about the disease.

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