CDHF Talks: Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis


Written by: CDHF

Updated: November 4th, 2022

Esophagitis is a condition caused by inflammation in the esophagus. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a chronic or long-term immune condition that occurs when eosinophils accumulate in the esophagus, causing inflammation.

Difficulty swallowing, vomiting, abdominal pain, chest pain and heartburn are some of the symptoms that occur from EOE, and they may differ based on the child’s age.

In this series of videos, gastroenterologist Dr. Vishal Avinashi goes over what Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis (Pediatric EoE) is, the signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and the treatment options. He will also be answering questions specifically about managing EOE in children.

Watch the full version or skip to each section to find the answers you are looking for.

Full Version:

Part 1: What is Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Part 2: What are the Signs and Symptoms of Eosinophilic Esophagitis?

Part 3: How is Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis Diagnosed?

Part 4: What are the Treatment Options for Pediatric EoE?

Part 5: Are there Risk Factors for Pediatric EoE?

Part 6: Is Pediatric EoE Hereditary?

Part 7: What Causes Pediatric EoE?

Part 8: Frequently Asked Pediatric EoE Questions

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