Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE)

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE)

CDHF Talks: Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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.

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Part 1:  What is Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis (Pediatric EoE)?

  • What is Pediatric EoE?
  • What is an Eosinophil?

Part 2: What are the Signs & Symptoms of Pediatric EoE?


Part 3: How is Pediatric EoE Diagnosed?


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

  • What Medications are available for Pediatric EoE?
  • How Can Dietary Management Help?

Part 5: Are there Risk Factors for Pediatric EoE?

  • What are the Risk Factors?
  • Are There Triggers We Need to be Aware Of?

Part 6: Is Pediatric EoE Hereditary?


Part 7: What Causes Pediatric EoE?


Part 8: Commonly Asked Pediatric EoE Questions

  • Was My Child Born with This Disorder?
  • Will My Child Have Pediatric EoE for the Rest of Their Life?
  • Will My Child be Able to Maintain/Achieve Healthy Growth Milestones?
  • Do Symptoms Change Over Time?