esophagitis

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Summary: INFLAMMATION, acute or chronic, of the ESOPHAGUS caused by BACTERIA, chemicals, or TRAUMA.

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  1. Furuta G, Liacouras C, Collins M, Gupta S, Justinich C, Putnam P, et al. Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults: a systematic review and consensus recommendations for diagnosis and treatment. Gastroenterology. 2007;133:1342-63 pubmed
    ..Subsequent studies demonstrated that these patients had a "new" disease termed eosinophilic esophagitis (EE). As recognition of EE grew, so did confusion surrounding diagnostic criteria and treatment...
  2. Zagari R, Law G, Fuccio L, Pozzato P, Forman D, Bazzoli F. Dyspeptic symptoms and endoscopic findings in the community: the Loiano-Monghidoro study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010;105:565-71 pubmed publisher
    ..6% of asymptomatic subjects and in 27.4% of those with dyspeptic symptoms. The prevalence of esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus in subjects with dyspeptic symptoms and without prominent reflux symptoms was 8.1 and 1...
  3. Davies S. Dexlansoprazole for the treatment of esophagitis and GERD. Drugs Today (Barc). 2010;46:75-80 pubmed publisher
    ..recently received Food and Drug Administration approval for the once-daily oral treatment of heartburn associated with symptomatic nonerosive GERD, the healing of erosive esophagitis (EE) and the maintenance of healed EE.
  4. Ronkainen J, Talley N, Storskrubb T, Johansson S, Lind T, Vieth M, et al. Erosive esophagitis is a risk factor for Barrett's esophagus: a community-based endoscopic follow-up study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011;106:1946-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, quantifying the risk of incident BE in those with untreated reflux esophagitis has not been possible...
  5. Silveira A, DA Silva Manoel Caetano F, Aoki S, Yamasaki L, Rahal P, Silva A. Gene mutations and polymorphisms of TP53 and FHIT in chronic esophagitis and esophageal carcinoma. Anticancer Res. 2011;31:1685-90 pubmed
    ..of the TP53 (tumor protein p53) and FHIT (fragile histidine triad) genes in precursor lesion such as chronic esophagitis (CE) and in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC)...
  6. Erwin E, James H, Gutekunst H, Russo J, Kelleher K, Platts Mills T. Serum IgE measurement and detection of food allergy in pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2010;104:496-502 pubmed publisher
    ..exposure to allergens, measurement of serum specific IgE levels has not been studied in pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis (EE)...
  7. Genta R, Spechler S, Kielhorn A. The Los Angeles and Savary-Miller systems for grading esophagitis: utilization and correlation with histology. Dis Esophagus. 2011;24:10-7 pubmed publisher
    ..the proportion of patients who have esophageal biopsy specimens taken for an endoscopic diagnosis of reflux esophagitis in which an endoscopic grade of esophagitis (Los Angeles [LA] or Savary-Miller [SM]) is communicated to the ..
  8. Dohil R, Newbury R, Fox L, Bastian J, Aceves S. Oral viscous budesonide is effective in children with eosinophilic esophagitis in a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Gastroenterology. 2010;139:418-29 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is caused by immunologic reactions to ingested/inhaled allergens. The diagnosis is considered if >or=15 eosinophils per high-powered field (eos/hpf) are detected in mucosal biopsies...
  9. Kanzaki R, Yano M, Takachi K, Ishiguro S, Motoori M, Kishi K, et al. Candida esophagitis complicated by an esophago-airway fistula: report of a case. Surg Today. 2009;39:972-8 pubmed publisher
    Candida esophagitis rarely involves life-threatening complications, such as necrosis, perforation, or fistula formation between the esophagus and the airway...

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  1. Blanchard C, Stucke E, Burwinkel K, Caldwell J, Collins M, Ahrens A, et al. Coordinate interaction between IL-13 and epithelial differentiation cluster genes in eosinophilic esophagitis. J Immunol. 2010;184:4033-41 pubmed publisher
    We have previously proposed that the pathogenesis of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is mediated by an IL-13-driven epithelial cell response associated with marked gene dysregulation including eotaxin-3 overproduction...
  2. Gunji T, Sato H, Iijima K, Fujibayashi K, Okumura M, Sasabe N, et al. Risk factors for erosive esophagitis: a cross-sectional study of a large number of Japanese males. J Gastroenterol. 2011;46:448-55 pubmed publisher
    ..We undertook this study, with a large sample size, to investigate risk factors for endoscopic erosive esophagitis by multivariate analysis, including visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) as ..
  3. Cooper T, Kuruvilla G, Persad R, El Hakim H. Atypical croup: association with airway lesions, atopy, and esophagitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012;147:209-14 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Esophagitis was diagnosed in 36 children, 5 of whom had eosinophilic esophagitis...
  4. Dellon E, Gibbs W, Rubinas T, Fritchie K, Madanick R, Woosley J, et al. Esophageal dilation in eosinophilic esophagitis: safety and predictors of clinical response and complications. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71:706-12 pubmed publisher
    Esophageal strictures resulting from eosinophilic esophagitis present management challenges, and high rates of rents and perforation have been reported...
  5. Peng S, Cui Y, Xiao Y, Xiong L, Hu P, Li C, et al. Prevalence of erosive esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus in the adult Chinese population. Endoscopy. 2009;41:1011-7 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence, characteristics, and risk factors of erosive esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus in an adult Chinese population without gastroesophageal reflux symptoms...
  6. Moawad F, Maydonovitch C, Veerappan G, Bassett J, Lake J, Wong R. Esophageal motor disorders in adults with eosinophilic esophagitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2011;56:1427-31 pubmed publisher
    An association between eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and esophageal motility disorders has been described in small studies...
  7. Rothenberg M, Spergel J, Sherrill J, Annaiah K, Martin L, Cianferoni A, et al. Common variants at 5q22 associate with pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis. Nat Genet. 2010;42:289-91 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an allergic disorder characterized by the accumulation of eosinophils in the esophagus...
  8. Tsai M, Ding H, Lai H, Yen K, Li C, Lin Y, et al. Detection of gastroesophageal reflux esophagitis using 2-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose positron emission tomography. ScientificWorldJournal. 2012;2012:702803 pubmed publisher
    ..noninvasive 2-fluoro-2-deoxy-d-glucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) to detect gastroesophageal reflux esophagitis. This is a retrospective study reviewing 408 healthy check-up subjects (169 females and 239 men), who underwent ..
  9. Rieder F, Biancani P, Harnett K, Yerian L, Falk G. Inflammatory mediators in gastroesophageal reflux disease: impact on esophageal motility, fibrosis, and carcinogenesis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2010;298:G571-81 pubmed publisher
    ..Novel findings regarding the pathophysiology of esophageal inflammation should enhance our understanding of GERD and its complications and provide new treatment insights. ..
  10. Kephart G, Alexander J, Arora A, Romero Y, Smyrk T, Talley N, et al. Marked deposition of eosinophil-derived neurotoxin in adult patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010;105:298-307 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is characterized by infiltration of eosinophils into esophageal epithelium. Blood levels of an eosinophil granule protein, eosinophil-derived neurotoxin (EDN), have been proposed as a biomarker for EoE...
  11. Jacobs J, Spechler S. A systematic review of the risk of perforation during esophageal dilation for patients with eosinophilic esophagitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2010;55:1512-5 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is associated with tissue remodeling that can result in esophageal mucosal fragility, and esophageal dilation for patients with EoE is known to cause painful mucosal lacerations...
  12. Savarino E, Zentilin P, Mastracci L, Dulbecco P, Marabotto E, Gemignani L, et al. Microscopic esophagitis distinguishes patients with non-erosive reflux disease from those with functional heartburn. J Gastroenterol. 2013;48:473-82 pubmed publisher
    Microscopic esophagitis (ME) is common in patients with non-erosive reflux disease (NERD), and dilation of intercellular spaces (DIS) has been regarded as the potential main mechanism of symptom generation...
  13. Sherrill J, Gao P, Stucke E, Blanchard C, Collins M, Putnam P, et al. Variants of thymic stromal lymphopoietin and its receptor associate with eosinophilic esophagitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010;126:160-5.e3 pubmed publisher
    The genetic cause of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) has been largely unexplored until a recent genome-wide association study identified a disease susceptibility locus on 5q22, a region that harbors the thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) ..
  14. Rubenstein J, Inadomi J, Scheiman J, Schoenfeld P, Appelman H, Zhang M, et al. Association between Helicobacter pylori and Barrett's esophagus, erosive esophagitis, and gastroesophageal reflux symptoms. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2014;12:239-45 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to determine whether H pylori infection is associated with GERD symptoms, erosive esophagitis, and Barrett's esophagus within the same cohort...
  15. Zhu X, Wang M, Mavi P, Rayapudi M, Pandey A, Kaul A, et al. Interleukin-15 expression is increased in human eosinophilic esophagitis and mediates pathogenesis in mice. Gastroenterology. 2010;139:182-93.e7 pubmed publisher
    ..increased expression of interleukin-15 (IL-15) messenger RNA in the esophagus of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a recently recognized allergic disorder with poorly understood pathogenesis...
  16. Guerra J, Gomez D, Wei Q, Liu Z, Wang L, Yuan X, et al. Association between single nucleotide polymorphisms of the transforming growth factor ?1 gene and the risk of severe radiation esophagitis in patients with lung cancer. Radiother Oncol. 2012;105:299-304 pubmed publisher
    ..This response marker may be used for guiding therapy intensity in an individual patient, which would further the goal of individualized therapy. ..
  17. Fiocca R, Mastracci L, Milione M, Parente P, Savarino V. Microscopic esophagitis and Barrett's esophagus: the histology report. Dig Liver Dis. 2011;43 Suppl 4:S319-30 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper details the histological criteria for diagnosing GERD-associated microscopic esophagitis, other forms of esophagitis with specific features and columnar metaplasia in the lower esophagus (Barrett's ..
  18. Pahl R, Brunke G, Steubesand N, Schubert S, Böttner M, Wedel T, et al. IL-1? and ADAM17 are central regulators of ?-defensin expression in Candida esophagitis. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2011;300:G547-53 pubmed publisher
    ..We have recently shown that human ?-defensins (hBDs) hBD-2 and hBD-3 are upregulated in Candida esophagitis and that this antifungal host response is distinctly regulated by NF-?B and MAPK/activator protein-1 (AP-1) ..
  19. Bohm M, Richter J, Kelsen S, Thomas R. Esophageal dilation: simple and effective treatment for adults with eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal rings and narrowing. Dis Esophagus. 2010;23:377-85 pubmed publisher
    ..results of the long-term treatment with esophageal dilation of a consecutive series of adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). EoE in adults is a disease of middle aged white males, with recurrent food impactions and dysphagia...
  20. Binato M, Fagundes R, Gurski R, Meurer L, Edelweiss M. Immunohistochemical overexpression of the p53 protein and Ki-67 (MIB-1) antigen in patients with GERD and chronic esophagitis. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2010;18:236-43 pubmed publisher
    ..were divided into 4 groups according to histopathologic diagnosis: G1, normal epithelium (n=58); G2, mild esophagitis (n=42); G3, moderate esophagitis (n=23), and G4, severe esophagitis (n=15)...
  21. Woodland P, Lee C, Duraisamy Y, Duraysami Y, Farre R, Dettmar P, et al. Assessment and protection of esophageal mucosal integrity in patients with heartburn without esophagitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013;108:535-43 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed to evaluate esophageal mucosal functional integrity in patients with heartburn without esophagitis, and test the feasibility of an alginate-based topical mucosal protection...
  22. Wex T, Monkemuller K, Stahr A, Kuester D, Fry L, Völkel S, et al. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease is associated with up-regulation of desmosomal components in oesophageal mucosa. Histopathology. 2012;60:405-15 pubmed publisher
  23. Predina J, Anolik R, Judy B, Akers S, FREIMAN D, Ahmad N, et al. Intramural esophageal dissection in a young man with eosinophilic esophagitis. Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012;18:31-5 pubmed
    ..esophageal dissection has also been observed in other demographics including in those with eosinophilic esophagitis. In our report, we present the case of a 19-year-old man who was found to have an intramural esophageal ..
  24. Straumann A, Conus S, Degen L, Felder S, Kummer M, Engel H, et al. Budesonide is effective in adolescent and adult patients with active eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastroenterology. 2010;139:1526-37, 1537.e1 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the esophagus characterized by dense tissue eosinophilia; it is refractory to proton pump inhibitor therapy...
  25. Robles Medranda C, Villard F, Le Gall C, Lukashok H, Rivet C, Bouvier R, et al. Severe dysphagia in children with eosinophilic esophagitis and esophageal stricture: an indication for balloon dilation?. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010;50:516-20 pubmed publisher
    Esophageal stricture is one of the most severe complications in eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Clinical practice is based on limited data and some treatments are still considered controversial...
  26. Chiba H, Gunji T, Sato H, Iijima K, Fujibayashi K, Okumura M, et al. A cross-sectional study on the risk factors for erosive esophagitis in young adults. Intern Med. 2012;51:1293-9 pubmed
    To investigate the impact of metabolic and lifestyle factors on erosive esophagitis in young adults. A total of 5,069 people under the age of 40 years old were enrolled in a medical survey at our institute...
  27. Kandulski A, Malfertheiner P. Gastroesophageal reflux disease--from reflux episodes to mucosal inflammation. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011;9:15-22 pubmed publisher
    ..From bench to bedside, these novel molecular findings might provide new treatment options beyond current acid-suppressive therapy and the principle of inhibition of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. ..
  28. Kato M, Watabe K, Hamasaki T, Umeda M, Furubayashi A, Kinoshita K, et al. Association of low serum adiponectin levels with erosive esophagitis in men: an analysis of 2405 subjects undergoing physical check-ups. J Gastroenterol. 2011;46:1361-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to elucidate the relation between adiponectin and erosive esophagitis. This was a cross-sectional retrospective observational study: 2405 consecutive subjects who underwent ..
  29. Brown Whitehorn T, Spergel J. The link between allergies and eosinophilic esophagitis: implications for management strategies. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2010;6:101-9 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) has an increased incidence of diagnosis similar to other atopic diseases. We present a recent literature review of the common features between atopic diseases (i.e...
  30. Kruel C, Pinto L, Blanco T, Barja Fidalgo T, Melo L, Kruel C. Evaluation of the heme oxygenase-1 expression in esophagitis and esophageal cancer induced by different reflux experimental models and diethylnitrosamine. Acta Cir Bras. 2010;25:304-10 pubmed
    ..Rats exposed to gastric reflux had no HO-1 expression. Reflux esophagitis induced by reflux of duodenal contents, which provoked considerable oxidative stress, may play an important ..
  31. Yang L, Francois F, Pei Z. Molecular pathways: pathogenesis and clinical implications of microbiome alteration in esophagitis and Barrett esophagus. Clin Cancer Res. 2012;18:2138-44 pubmed publisher
    ..metaplasia or Barrett esophagus, which is a response to inflammation of the esophageal squamous mucosa, reflux esophagitis. Gastroesophageal reflux impairs the mucosal barrier in the distal esophagus, allowing chronic exposure of the ..
  32. Blanchard C, Rothenberg M. Basic pathogenesis of eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2008;18:133-43; x pubmed
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is a newly recognized disease, which has largely been called idiopathic EE, emphasizing the poor understanding of its pathogenesis...
  33. Chehade M, Sampson H. Epidemiology and etiology of eosinophilic esophagitis. Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2008;18:33-44; viii pubmed
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is an inflammatory disease of the esophagus characterized by eosinophilic infiltration of the esophageal mucosa...
  34. Straumann A, Bussmann C, Zuber M, Vannini S, Simon H, Schoepfer A. Eosinophilic esophagitis: analysis of food impaction and perforation in 251 adolescent and adult patients. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008;6:598-600 pubmed publisher
    Eosinophilic esophagitis is a rapidly emerging, chronic inflammatory disorder. Prolonged inflammation evokes structural alterations and a fragile esophageal wall prone to perforation/rupture and food impaction...
  35. Kim N, Lee S, Cho S, Park C, Yang C, Kim H, et al. The prevalence of and risk factors for erosive oesophagitis and non-erosive reflux disease: a nationwide multicentre prospective study in Korea. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2008;27:173-85 pubmed
    ..The risk factors for erosive oesophagitis and NERD were found to differ, which indicates that their underlying pathogeneses are distinct. ..
  36. De Vries D, van Herwaarden M, Smout A, Samsom M. Gastroesophageal pressure gradients in gastroesophageal reflux disease: relations with hiatal hernia, body mass index, and esophageal acid exposure. Am J Gastroenterol. 2008;103:1349-54 pubmed publisher
    ..00-0.20 and 0.00-0.18). BMI predicts IGP, inspiratory GEPG, and expiratory IEP. Age predicts inspiratory IEP and GEPG. Presence of HH is predicted by IGP, GEPG, and BMI. GEPG is not associated with acid exposure. ..
  37. Kerlin P, Jones D, Remedios M, Campbell C. Prevalence of eosinophilic esophagitis in adults with food bolus obstruction of the esophagus. J Clin Gastroenterol. 2007;41:356-61 pubmed
    ..In view of the increasing recognition of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) as a cause of dysphagia and food bolus obstruction in adults the etiology needs to be reassessed...
  38. Bhattacharya B, Carlsten J, Sabo E, Kethu S, Meitner P, Tavares R, et al. Increased expression of eotaxin-3 distinguishes between eosinophilic esophagitis and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Hum Pathol. 2007;38:1744-53 pubmed
    Differentiating eosinophilic esophagitis from gastroesophageal reflux disease is important given their pathogenetic differences and responses to therapy...
  39. Lassen A, Hallas J, de Muckadell O. Esophagitis: incidence and risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma--a population-based cohort study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006;101:1193-9 pubmed
    ..With the aim to estimate the incidence of diagnosed endoscopic esophagitis lesions and the risk of esophageal adenocarcinoma among patients with previously diagnosed esophagitis, we ..
  40. Rodriguez N, Algara M, Foro P, Lacruz M, Reig A, Membrive I, et al. Predictors of acute esophagitis in lung cancer patients treated with concurrent three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009;73:810-7 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the risk factors for acute esophagitis (AET) in lung cancer patients treated with concurrent 3D-CRT and chemotherapy. Data from 100 patients treated with concurrent chemoradiotherapy with a mean dose of 62.05 +/- 4...
  41. Aceves S, Ackerman S. Relationships between eosinophilic inflammation, tissue remodeling, and fibrosis in eosinophilic esophagitis. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2009;29:197-211, xiii-xiv pubmed publisher
    The clinical and pathologic features of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) include extensive tissue remodeling...
  42. Zografos G, Georgiadou D, Thomas D, Kaltsas G, Digalakis M. Drug-induced esophagitis. Dis Esophagus. 2009;22:633-7 pubmed publisher
    Drug-induced esophagitis is being recognized increasingly in the past few years. Since 1970 more than 650 cases have been reported worldwide caused by 30 or more medications...
  43. Blanchard C, Wang N, Stringer K, Mishra A, Fulkerson P, Abonia J, et al. Eotaxin-3 and a uniquely conserved gene-expression profile in eosinophilic esophagitis. J Clin Invest. 2006;116:536-47 pubmed
    Eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) is an emerging disorder with a poorly understood pathogenesis. In order to define disease mechanisms, we took an empirical approach analyzing esophageal tissue by a genome-wide microarray expression analysis...
  44. Mueller S, Aigner T, Neureiter D, Stolte M. Eosinophil infiltration and degranulation in oesophageal mucosa from adult patients with eosinophilic oesophagitis: a retrospective and comparative study on pathological biopsy. J Clin Pathol. 2006;59:1175-80 pubmed
    ..Immunohistochemistry may serve as a useful diagnostic tool to support the morphological differential diagnosis of eosinophilic oesophagitis and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. ..
  45. Rieder F, Cheng L, Harnett K, Chak A, Cooper G, Isenberg G, et al. Gastroesophageal reflux disease-associated esophagitis induces endogenous cytokine production leading to motor abnormalities. Gastroenterology. 2007;132:154-65 pubmed
    Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a condition frequently associated with esophagitis and motor abnormalities...
  46. Sollano J, Wong S, Andal Gamutan T, Chan M, Carpio R, Tady C, et al. Erosive esophagitis in the Philippines: a comparison between two time periods. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007;22:1650-5 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of erosive esophagitis (EE) over a span of 10 years in a tertiary care facility in the Philippines...
  47. Liguori G, Cortale M, Cimino F, Sozzi M. Circumferential mucosal dissection and esophageal perforation in a patient with eosinophilic esophagitis. World J Gastroenterol. 2008;14:803-4 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis was esophageal perforation in eosinophilic esophagitis.
  48. Vardar E, Vardar R, Yukselen V, Makay O, Erkan N, Bayol U, et al. Image-based assessment of esophageal stricture in experimental corrosive esophagitis in animals: an objective, adjunct diagnostic tool. Turk J Gastroenterol. 2009;20:3-8 pubmed
    ..We investigated this technique by randomly allocating 20 rats each to sham laparotomy and corrosive esophagitis groups...
  49. Milano F, van Baal J, Buttar N, Rygiel A, de Kort F, DeMars C, et al. Bone morphogenetic protein 4 expressed in esophagitis induces a columnar phenotype in esophageal squamous cells. Gastroenterology. 2007;132:2412-21 pubmed
    ..Tissues from patients with esophagitis and BE and in an esophagitis-BE rat model were examined for the activation of the BMP pathway...
  50. Steubesand N, Kiehne K, Brunke G, Pahl R, Reiss K, Herzig K, et al. The expression of the beta-defensins hBD-2 and hBD-3 is differentially regulated by NF-kappaB and MAPK/AP-1 pathways in an in vitro model of Candida esophagitis. BMC Immunol. 2009;10:36 pubmed publisher
    ..of host defense at mucosal surfaces and we have recently shown that hBD-2 and hBD-3 are upregulated in Candida esophagitis. We therefore studied the role of Candidate signalling pathways in order to understand the mechanisms involved ..
  51. Peterson K, Thomas K, Hilden K, Emerson L, Wills J, Fang J. Comparison of esomeprazole to aerosolized, swallowed fluticasone for eosinophilic esophagitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2010;55:1313-9 pubmed publisher
    Both gastroesophageal reflux disease and allergy/atopy have been implicated in the pathogenesis of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)...
  52. Dauer E, Ponikau J, Smyrk T, Murray J, Thompson D. Airway manifestations of pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis: a clinical and histopathologic report of an emerging association. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2006;115:507-17 pubmed
    Pediatric eosinophilic esophagitis (EE) typically presents with dysphagia, vomiting, dyspepsia, or food impaction. The purpose of this study was to highlight the emerging association of pediatric EE and airway disease...
  53. Wei X, Liu H, Tucker S, Liao Z, Hu C, Mohan R, et al. Risk factors for acute esophagitis in non-small-cell lung cancer patients treated with concurrent chemotherapy and three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006;66:100-7 pubmed
    To determine the risk factors for acute esophagitis (AE) in non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients treated with concurrent chemotherapy (CCT) and three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT)...