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e·soph·a·gi·tis

 (ĭ-sŏf′ə-jī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the esophagus.
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Noun1.esophagitis - inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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esofagitida

e·soph·a·gi·tis

n. esofagitis, infl. del esófago.

esophagitis

n esofagitis f; erosive — esofagitis erosiva; reflux — esofagitis por reflujo
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Chehade's project entitled "Impact of Proton Pump Inhibitors on the Esophageal Transcriptome in Eosinophilic Esophagitis Subtypes" will receive funding of $70,000 per year for two years (a total of $140,000).
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ESPGHAN Eosinophilic Esophagitis Working Group and the Gastroenterology Committee.
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SAN DIEGO -- Seventeen of 425 children who had eosinophilic esophagitis caused by a specific food developed the condition after outgrowing the allergy to that food, a retrospective study found.
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a food allergy-associated disease that affects children and adults and is caused by inflammation in response to such trigger foods as eggs, nuts, milk, wheat, and soy.
Silas (Sy) Harger is a six-year old with eosinophilic esophagitis, an illness that can cause severe allergic reactions and swelling of the esophagus that make it nearly impossible for him to eat.
Putting the puzzle together: epidemiological and clinical clues in the etiology of eosinophilic esophagitis.
Eating Isn't Always Easy: Ben's Story About His Eosinophilic Esophagitis" is a sensitively written children's medical information book that explains how a child named Ben is diagnosed and treated and trained to learn to live with his chronic gastrointestinal disorder, eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE.

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