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Eosinophilic Esophagitis Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Chronic Esophagitis, Eosinophilic; Chronic Esophagitides, Eosinophilic; Eosinophilic Chronic Esophagitides; Eosinophilic Chronic Esophagitis; Eosinophilic Esophagitides Show All >>

Networked: 362 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 27 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Budesonide (Pulmicort) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 15 results : FDA 10 Generic
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 4 outcomes in 23 results : IBA
  3. fluticasone (Cutivate) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 23 Generic
  4. montelukast (Singulair) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 4 results : FDA 10
  5. Proton Pumps (Proton Pump) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 24 results : IBA
  6. Phenobarbital (Luminal) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 1
  7. Interleukins : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  8. mepolizumab : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  9. Allergens : 1 outcome in 20 results : IBA
  10. Steroids : 1 outcome in 16 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Eosinophilic Esophagitis

  1. Eosinophilia
  2. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma)
  3. Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema)
  4. Rhinitis
  5. Hypereosinophilic Syndrome (Loeffler Endocarditis)
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Key Therapies for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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  1. Immunotherapy : 6 results
  2. Fundoplication : 5 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 results
  4. Diet Therapy (Therapy, Diet) : 3 results
  5. Transplants (Transplant) : 2 results
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