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Disease Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Name Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Synonyms Chronic Esophagitides, Eosinophilic | Chronic Esophagitis, Eosinophilic | EE | EOE1 | EOE2 | Eosinophilic Chronic Esophagitides | Eosinophilic Chronic Esophagitis | Eosinophilic Esophagitides | Esophagitides, Eosinophilic | Esophagitides, Eosinophilic Chronic | Esophagitis, Eosinophilic | ESOPHAGITIS, EOSINOPHILIC, 1 | ESOPHAGITIS, EOSINOPHILIC, 2 | Esophagitis, Eosinophilic Chronic
Definition Chronic ESOPHAGITIS characterized by esophageal mucosal EOSINOPHILIA. It is diagnosed when an increase in EOSINOPHILS are present over the entire esophagus. The reflux symptoms fail to respond to PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS treatment, unlike in GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE. The symptoms are associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to food or inhalant allergens.
Categories Blood disease | Digestive system disease | Immune system disease
MeSH® ID D057765
OMIM® IDs 610247 | 613412
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1. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophageal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Eosinophilic Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesDigestive System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastrointestinal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gastroenteritis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Eosinophilic Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesHemic and Lymphatic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hematologic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Leukocyte Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Eosinophilia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Eosinophilic Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
4. DiseasesImmune System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypersensitivity, Immediate Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Eosinophilic Esophagitis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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