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Features Distinguishing Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Typical Features Eosinophilic GERD Esophagitis Clinical Presence of atopy Very common Normal (possibly increased) Sex preference Male Slight male Abdominal pain, vomiting Common Common Food impaction Common Uncommon Endoscopic findings Endoscopic furrowing Very common Occasionally pH probe Usually normal Abnormal Histologic features Proximal involvement Yes No Distal involvement Yes Yes Epithelial hyperplasia Markedly increased Increased Number of eosinophils >20-24/hpf; 0-7/hpf; eosinophils scattered in clusters eosinophils, no clusters Abbreviations: hpf, high-power field.
His father had also experienced several episodes of food impaction of unknown cause, for which he had been treated with esophageal dilation.
It can also be used in cases of emergency colonoscopy, gastrointestinal tract bleeding, and food impaction.
It may be catastrophic," he said, noting that it has become a highly prevalent cause of food impaction, despite the fact the disease was only described in 1993.
Esophageal carcinoma discovered during evaluation of food impaction.
Subsequent transnasal esophagoscopy (TNE) in the clinic allowed for directed suctioning of residual barium and secretions and revealed a significant food impaction in the midesophagus (figure, A).
Quality of life is often significantly decreased due to food impaction, swallowing difficulty, and other disease effects.
EoE patients may have persistent or relapsing symptoms, which include dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing), nausea, stomach pain, chest pain, heartburn, loss of weight and food impaction.
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