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Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)

Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is an allergic condition that affects the esophagus, the “food tube” connecting the mouth to the stomach. People with EoE have high levels of eosinophils in the esophageal tissue. Eosinophils, a type of white blood cell, can cause inflammation in the esophagus. This inflammation can cause difficulty swallowing or cause food becoming stuck in the esophagus (impaction)1.


Additional information can be found below:


    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) Roundtable Discussion 

    A roundtable discussion on Eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE), hosted by Arjan Redenoord, Gastroentrologist from AMC, Amsterdam and a group of international panelists, was held at the 15th ISDE World Congress 2016 in Singapore. 

    International Panelists:

    • David Katzka, MAYO Clinic, USA
    • Ikuo Hirano, Northwestern University School of Medicine, USA
    • Nirmala Prabu Gonsalves, Northwestern University School of Medicine, USA
    • Alex Straumann, Swiss EoE Research Network, Switzerland
    • Glenn Furuta, Children's Hospital Colorado, USA

    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) Roundable Discussion

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    International  Interdisciplinary  Everything Esophageal


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