esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis

What is eosinophilic esophagitis? Eosinophilic esophagitis is a medical condition that develops when specialized immune cells called eosinophils damage the epithelium, the tissue barrier 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 …
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Esophagitis

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for esophagitis. by Shaheed Hakim, MD FRCPC, reviewed on November 11, 2020 Quick facts: Esophagitis is a medical condition where the cells that line the inside of the esophagus are injured or damaged. Esophagitis has many causes although the two most common causes are …
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