von Arnim U, Wex T, Link A, Messerschmidt M, Venerito M, Miehlke S, Malfertheiner P. Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with a reduced risk of developing eosinophilic oesophagitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2016;43(7):825-30 In the last two decades, a remarkable rise in incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has been observed. Since… Read More
The budesonide-induced treatment response in EoE is mirrored by several blood and serum markers. The absolute blood eosinophil count correlates with the oesophageal eosinophil density.
A recent multicenter international study shows that most of EoE patients with response to PPI present a sustained histological remission while on low-dose PPI maintenance therapy
A meta-analysis of 16,846 EoE patients included in 18 studies found no significant variations in the seasonal distribution of either the diagnosis or clinical recrudescence of the disease throughout the year.