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By Chris A. Liacouras, Jonathan E. Markowitz

This quantity offers a background of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), a easy realizing of the body structure of the eosinophil, and a present realizing of the pathophysiology and genetics of EoE. The emphasis is on medical purposes together with featuring indicators, prognosis and healing procedures for sufferers with EoE. Written through either pediatric and grownup specialists within the fields of gastroenterology, allergic reaction and pathology, this quantity comprises the freshest details. delivering useful details valuable within the therapy of sufferers, this publication could be of significant worth to gastroenterologists, allergists, pathologists, clinical citizens, fellows, internists, and common practitioners who deal with sufferers with eosinophilic esophagitis.  

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A. E. OTABLY ESOPHAGEAL EOSINOPHILIA IS NOT EXCLUSIVELY LIMITED TO %O%)NPARTICULAR EOSINOPHILICINlLTRATIONOFTHEDISTALPARTOFTHEESOPHAGUSHAS BEEN REPORTED IN PATIENTS HAVING GASTROESOPHAGEAL REmUX DISEASE '%2$  %SOPHAGEALEOSINOPHILIATHEREFOREREQUIRESAPROCESSOFDIFFERENTIALDIAGNOSISAND CANNOT APRIORI BEEQUATEDWITHEOSINOPHILICESOPHAGITIS;4]. 1). FRICA THERESEEMSTOBEA BROAD DISTRIBUTION OF THE DISEASE WORLDWIDE 3EVERAL STUDIES HAVE ADDRESSED THE INCREASINGINCIDENCEANDPREVALENCEOF%O%INTHEADULTPOPULATIONDURINGTHELAST DECADES4HREEOFTHESESTUDIESTHATEVALUATEDGEOGRAPHICALLYCONlNEDREGIONSWILL BEDISCUSSEDHERE;6n8].

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].

Conversely, esophaGEAL MUCOSAL EOSINOPHILIA OCCURS AS A RESULT OF ACID REmUX DISEASE AND CAN BE reversed with acid-suppressant medications [52]. Disruption of the Esophageal Epithelial Barrier Contributes to EoE $ILATEDINTERCELLULARSPACESHAVEBEENIDENTIlEDINADULTSWITHNON
EROSIVEREmUX DISEASE ALLOWINGTHEPOSSIBILITYTHATREmUX
RELATEDINCREASEDINTERCELLULARPERMEABILITY MAY EXPOSE THE ESOPHAGEAL MUCOSA TO UNPROCESSED DIETARY ANTIGENS ;53]. Furthermore, microarray transcriptional studies from esophageal mucosal biopsies have identified overrepresented filaggrin loss-of-function mutations in a population of EoE patients when compared to healthy controls [54].

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