Clinical manifestations vary by age, with children presenting with feeding difficulties and abdominal pain and adolescents and adults typically presenting with dysphagia and food impaction. EoE should be considered in adults with GERD not responsive to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy or with atypical chest pain. Important risk factors for development of EoE include food allergies, environmental allergies, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. EoE should be considered in patients presenting with food impactions of unclear etiology.
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Related topic: Esophageal Stricture
K20.0 – Eosinophilic esophagitis
235599003 – Eosinophilic Esophagitis
- Gastroesophageal reflux esophagitis
- Infectious esophagitis – viral, fungal, parasitic (rare)
- Esophageal foreign body
- Esophageal stricture, web, ring
- Functional dyspepsia
- Nonulcer reflux disease
- Helicobacter pylori gastritis
- Peptic ulcer disease
- Inflammatory bowel disease – Crohn disease, esophageal (rare)
Last Updated: 03/29/2017