Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Author: V. Dimov, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor at University of Chicago

Information for Patients 

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
Allergy Testing
Food Allergy (AAAAI)
Food allergy handouts by the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
Food Allergy: An Overview for Patients (PDF)

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (click here to enlarge the image).

A guide to successfully managing Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Q&A format from APFED http://goo.gl/0l9PX:

8 foods cause 90% of food allergies (TEMPS WFS) (click to enlarge the image). The likelihood of a negative oral food challenge is shown in relation to the respective values of skin prick test (SPT) and serum IgE (sIgE).

Allergic (atopic) march (click here to enlarge the image).

Information for Doctors

Right Lower Quadrant Pain due to Eosinophilc Eosophagitis
Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorder (EGID)
A Teen Who Can't Swallow: A Case of Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Medscape, 2011.
Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Ronald S. Siegel, M.D. UCLA, Department of Medicine, 2007.
Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis. Daniel Cole, M.D., M.P.H. UCLA, Department of Medicine, 2007.
Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease: A Case Presentation. Baylor College of Medicine.

Related reading

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Brief Review
Mind Maps: Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic esophagitis. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2011, 7(Suppl 1):S8.
Proposed algorithm for the diagnosis and management of EoE. Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2011 7(Suppl 1):S8.
Mnemonics: Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis videocast from The DAVE Project - Gastroenterology, 2005.
NEJM Images: Adult-Onset Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Clinical Cases and Images - Blog.
Answers from EoE Experts - YouTube Q&A from Apfed
Blog articles from AllergyNotes

Image source: Eosinophilic esophagitis, Wikipedia, GNU Free Documentation License.

Published: 09/15/2007
Updated: 09/17/2013

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