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Revista Colombiana de Gastroenterologia

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BANOS MADRID, Ramón et al. Dysphagia of long evolution in a patient with eosinophilic esophagitis. Rev Col Gastroenterol [online]. 2006, vol.21, n.4, pp.275-277. ISSN 0120-9957.

The eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is a disease produced by the presence of eosinophilic infiltration in the esophagus, in absence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), it attends with dysphagia, food impaction in esophagus, heartburn and in children the vomits and regurgitations are frequent. We presented the case of a woman who consults by dysphagia of long evolution; the endoscopic study with esophageal biopsies is made, diagnosing an EE. After making treatment with topical corticoids improvement of dysphagia.

Keywords : Eosinophilic Esophagitis; dysphagia.

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