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Eosinophilic Esophagitis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.117.620.209
C06.405.205.663.209
C15.378.553.231.341
C20.543.480.356
Unique ID
D057765
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057765
Scope Note
Chronic ESOPHAGITIS characterized by esophageal mucosal EOSINOPHILIA. It is diagnosed when an increase in EOSINOPHILS are present over the entire esophagus. The reflux symptoms fail to respond to PROTON PUMP INHIBITORS treatment, unlike in GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE. The symptoms are associated with IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to food or inhalant allergens.
Entry Term(s)
Chronic Esophagitis, Eosinophilic
Esophagitis, Eosinophilic
Previous Indexing
Eosinophilia (1981-2010)
Esophagitis (1978-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Eosinophilic Esophagitis Preferred
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