Eosinophilic oesophagitis: The essentials for daily practice

Paolo Cant, Roberto Penagini

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Abstract

Eosinophilic oesophagitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the esophagus, frequently associated with allergic syndromes and increasingly diagnosed in patients presenting with episodic dysphagia. Topical steroid therapy and endoscopic dilation achieve control of symptoms and a good quality of life in most of patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)528-532
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume45
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2010

Keywords

  • Allergic oesophagitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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