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By Chris A. Liacouras, Jonathan E. Markowitz

ISBN-10: 1607615142

ISBN-13: 9781607615149

This quantity presents a historical past of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), a simple realizing of the body structure of the eosinophil, and a present knowing of the pathophysiology and genetics of EoE. The emphasis is on medical functions together with offering indicators, analysis and remedies for sufferers with EoE. Written via either pediatric and grownup specialists within the fields of gastroenterology, allergic reaction and pathology, this quantity contains the freshest info. offering useful details precious within the therapy of sufferers, this ebook should be of serious price to gastroenterologists, allergists, pathologists, scientific citizens, fellows, internists, and normal practitioners who deal with sufferers with eosinophilic esophagitis.  

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The fact that EoE is among the top entities listed in the differential diagnosis of adolescents with dysphagia or food impaction, or infants and toddlers with feeding disorder or vomiting with features BEYONDBENIGNINFANTILEREmUX SPEAKSVOLUMESFORTHEPEDIATRICIANSTHATHAVECONtributed to the knowledge pool since 1995. The demographic descriptors highlighted in this chapter suggest a profile for the typical patient with EoE. This patient may be a North American white male with vomiting or dysphagia, diagnosed between 6 and 10 years of age, with a personal and family history of atopic disease, including ASTHMA RHINITIS ANDFOODALLERGY7HILESUCHPATIENTSCLEARLYEXIST THEPROlLEONLY BRINGSTOGETHERPREVALENTFEATURESTHATARELIKELYTOEXISTALONGUNRELATEDAXES&UTURE research may eventually demonstrate underlying relationships between these currently disparate features.

3IMILARLY ALARGEVARIATIONCANBEOBSERVEDFORFOODIMPACTIONANDORTHENECESSITY OFBOLUSREMOVAL WHICHRANGESBETWEENANDINMOSTSTUDIES;6n8, 11, 24]. SACONSEQUENCEOF%O%SMALEPREDILECTION ITISNOTSURPRISINGTHATFOODIMPACTION OCCURS MORE FREQUENTLY IN MEN ;15, 24]. Interestingly, patients undergoing UPPER ENDOSCOPY FOR THE DIAGNOSTIC WORK
UP OF DYSPHAGIA OR FOOD IMPACTION ARE REPORTEDHAVING%O%WITHAPREVALENCEOFn ANDANEVENHIGHERRISKIFTHE AGEYEARS;12, 13=+APELETALDESCRIBEANINCREASINGPREVALENCEOF%O%IN PATIENTS HAVING DYSPHAGIA WHICH ROSE FROM  IN  TO  IN  ;9].

6 Gill et al. 0 63 Spergel et al. 2 Prasad et al. J. 2 Publications describing presenting symptoms of pediatric EoE according to fraction and population and/or patient age Guajardo et al. Noel et al. SSAAD Gill et al. Spergel Prasad et al. 5 4 % Asian NA 3 referral and population-based studies demonstrate similar progressions of symptoms over advancing age suggests that these features can be generalized to whole of pediatric EoE. Eventually, prospective cohort studies may be required to achieve a more precise understanding of how EoE symptoms evolve as children grow into adults.

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