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Eosinophilic esophagitis

Disease definition

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic, allergic disease of the esophagus characterized clinically by symptoms of esophageal dysfunction (including vomiting, dysphagia, feeding disorders, food impaction and abdominal pain) which persist after treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • EoE
  • Prevalence: 1-5 / 10 000
  • Inheritance: Multigenic/multifactorial or Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: K20
  • OMIM: 610247  613412
  • UMLS: C0341106
  • MeSH: D057765
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10064212

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