Clinical Case: Eosinophilc Eosophagitis

An 8-year-old boy complains of abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite and weight loss for 6 months. Past medical history includes allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis and skin prick testing positive for house dust mite.

What would you next?

Read the rest of the case here: Right Lower Quadrant Pain due to Eosinophilc Eosophagitis from AllergyCases.org.


"Multi-ring esophagus" in eosinophilic esophagitis (left), infiltration of eosinophils (right). Source: Wikipedia.


Eosinophilic Esophagitis, mind map diagram.

Related:
Eosinophilic Esophagitis: A Short Review
Mind Maps: Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Mnemonics: Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis videocast from The DAVE Project - Gastroenterology, 2005.
NEJM Images: Adult-Onset Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Clinical Cases and Images - Blog.

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