What are eosinophils? Eosinophils are a type of white blood cell (WBC) and a part of the body’s innate immune system. They help protect the body against allergens and infections. When examined under the microscope, eosinophils are small cells with bright pink cytoplasm. The cytoplasm of the cell is filled with small round granules and …
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Eosinophilic esophagitis

What is eosinophilic esophagitis? Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammatory condition where immune cells called eosinophils damage the tissue that covers the inside of the esophagus. What are the symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis? Patients with eosinophilic esophagitis may experience difficulty swallowing food (especially hard food), throat and chest pain, and the sensation that food is stuck …
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