Eosinophilic Esophagitis D057765

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Diseases [C] » Digestive System Diseases [C06] » Gastrointestinal Diseases » Esophageal Diseases » Esophagitis » Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Diseases [C] » Digestive System Diseases [C06] » Gastrointestinal Diseases » Gastroenteritis » Esophagitis » Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Diseases [C] » Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases [C15] » Hematologic Diseases » Leukocyte Disorders » Eosinophilia » Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Diseases [C] » Immune System Diseases [C20] » Hypersensitivity » Hypersensitivity, Immediate » Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Description

Chronic ESOPHAGITIS characterized by esophageal mucosal EOSINOPHILIA. It is diagnosed when an increase in EOSINOPHILS are present over the entire esophagus. The reflux symptoms fail to respond to PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS treatment, unlike in GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE. The symptoms are associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to food or inhalant allergens.   MeSH

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