Disease Information for Eosinophilic esophagitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Adolescent
Acute Chest Pain in Children
Chest Pain
Chest Pain in Children
Abdominal Pain
Dysphagia for solids
Dysphagia Progressive
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Eructation
Esophagitis Pain Syndrome
Esophagus Pain
Esophagus pain after eating Beef/meat meal
Heartburn/Pyrosis
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Male Child Teen GERD unresponsive
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Allergic/atopic
Patient/Smooth tapered esophagus children
Patient/Asthma
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Family History
Family history/Allergy
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adolescent
Population/Boy patient
Population/Child
Population/Children/all
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Eosinophiles (LAB)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Esophagoscopy/abnormality
Esophagoscopy/Corrugation/multiple esophageal rings
Esophagoscopy/Distal ringed trachea like appearance
Esophagoscopy/Esophageal ulcerations
Esophagoscopy/Granulomatous mucosa
Esophagoscopy/Punctate surface dots/loss vascular pattern
Pathology
BX/Esophageal biopsy/Abnormal
BX/Esophagus eosinophila/microabscess eosinophiles
BX/Esophagus Eosinophiles proximal more than GE junct
Path/Intraepithelial CD3 and CD8 and CD1a antigen presentin cells
PATH/Eosinophilic infiltrate/tissue
X-RAY With contrast
Esophagogram/barium swallow abnormal
UGI/Distal esophagus lesion/finding
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Esophageal candidiasis
Esophageal web
Esophagitis, reflux/GERD
Hiatus hernia, esophagus
Associated Disease & Complications
Asthma
Eosinophilia Hypereosinophilia
Eosinophilic esophagitis
Esophageal stricture/stenosis
Esophagitis
Spasm of the cardia/lower esophagus
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Primary organ/system disorder (ex)
CLASS/Esophagus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Esophageal eosinophil infiltrate (entire)
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Idiopathic/unclassified/unknown (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Allergy/immune (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
EE, Eosinophilic esophagitis, Eosinophilic esophagitis (disorder), Eosinophilic oesophagitis, ESOPHAGITIS EOSINOPHILIC, Synonym/Corrugated esophagus, Synonym/Corrugated ringed esophagus, Synonym/Multiple cartilagenous rings, Synonym/Trachealization of esophagus
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
RX/Flutamide (Eulexin)
Other Treatments
TX/Elimination diet
Definition

usually in children eosinophilic infiltrate on BX and endoscopy; GERD symptoms; parasitic or atopic food allergy causes, usually atopic family history, and eczema or asthma history as well; oral or oral topical corticosteroids help as does elimination diet for food allergy; can present with abdominal pain; self limited

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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