esophagitis


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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.
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esophagitis

n esofagitis f; erosive — esofagitis erosiva; reflux — esofagitis por reflujo
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References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, patients with comorbid eosinophilic esophagitis treated with AK002 experienced statistically significant decreases in esophageal eosinophil counts and substantial reductions in patient reported dysphagia symptoms.
Treatment response varies greatly between functional and organic dyspepsia (that includes causes like peptic ulcer disease, erosive esophagitis, hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal malignancies), with a high cure rate in peptic ulcer disease and reflux esophagitis but a higher mortality rate for patients with malignancies5.
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) represents a chronic, local immune-mediated inflammation of the esophagus.
GERD is classified into erosive esophagitis (EE) and non-erosive GERD.
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic esophageal inflammatory disease that is mediated by immunogenic/antigenic (primarily food allergen) mechanisms.
M2 PHARMA-March 12, 2019-Adare Pharmaceuticals Achieves Primary End-Point in Phase IIb Study (FLUTE) for APT-1011 in Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis
(3) After four to eight weeks of PPI therapy, in the absence of Barrett's esophagitis or erosive esophagitis, the use of this medication should be reassessed.
We are committed to investigating the potential for Dupixent across Type 2 inflammatory diseases with high unmet need including atopic dermatitis, asthma, eosinophilic esophagitis, nasal polyps, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and food allergy." The safety and efficacy of Dupixent in the adolescent atopic dermatitis population have not been fully evaluated by any regulatory authority.
Dr Mansoor's study analysed the diagnostic data of more than 35 million US residents collected over a five-year period and found that patients with eosinophilic esophagitis, a debilitating autoimmune disease characterised by chronic inflammation of the esophagus, are nine times more likely to have celiac disease than the general public.
Dr Mansoor's study analysed the diagnostic data of more than 35 million US residents collected over a five-year period and found that patients with eosinophilic esophagitis a debilitating autoimmune disease characterised by chronic inflammation of the oesophagus are nine times more likely to have celiac disease than the general public.
residents collected over a five-year period and found that patients with eosinophilic esophagitis -- a debilitating autoimmune disease characterized by chronic inflammation of the esophagus -- are nine times more likely to have celiac disease than the general public.
Acute esophageal toxicity is seen as one of the main complications for lung cancer radiation treatment and it is known to be a significant dose-limiting factor.[5] Severe esophagitis can cause patient in hospitalization, and treatment breaking, which will reduce the tumor control probabilities.[5] The late esophageal complication may induce stricture formation and ulceration, etc.