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Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is an inflammatory disease of the esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
With EE, there are a large number of white blood cells called eosinophils in the esophagus.
Symptoms typically resemble reflux disease but do not get better with anti-reflux medications. They may include:
Young children may also have slow or poor growth.
Your child’s doctor may do some tests to find out if there are eosinophils in the esophagus. These tests include:
The following treatments are available for children with EE:
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