Causes, evaluation, and consequences of eosinophilic esophagitis

Mirna Chehade, Alfredo J. Lucendo, Sami R. Achem, Rhonda F. Souza

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This paper presents commentaries on whether eosinophilic esophagitis is a food allergy; inflammation in the context of eosinophilic esophagitis; whether eosinophilic esophagitis a cause of noncardiac chest pain; the role of endoscopy in the evaluation of eosinophilic esophagitis; and whether response to proton pump inhibitor therapy can distinguish eosinophilic esophagitis from gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)110-118
Number of pages9
JournalAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 2013


  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Food allergies
  • GERD
  • Noncardiac chest pain
  • PPI

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • History and Philosophy of Science


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