Population Patients 30
Male 23
Female 7
Median Age (years) 9.0-0.7 (0.9-19)
Food Impact at diagnosis of EE 9
Allergic symptoms
Respiratory symptoms:
Asthma 6; rhinitis 9
Food allergy symptoms:
vomiting 4; oral allergy syndrome (OAS) 1, anaphylaxis 1.
Atopic dermatitis
22
15


6

1
Endoscopic features
linear furrow
white specks
trachealization
stenosis
aspecific esophagitis
11
8
2
2
7
Histology
eosinophils peak count 15-45
eosinophils peak count > 45
13
17
24 h pH/impedance: negative 17
24 h pH/impedance: mild GER* 13
Peripheral eosinophilia 13
Associated disease
coeliac disease
esophageal atresia repaired
3
4
*Mild GERD not responsive to high dosage of PPI
Table 1: Patients’ characteristics, endoscopic and histological features
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