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Dupilumab Now Approved for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Dupilumab Now Approved for Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a gastrointestinal disorder characterized by eosinophilic inflammation of the esophagus. Symptoms of EoE present broadly; they range from nausea to dysphagia to failure to thrive and poor weight gain. In EoE, there is infiltration of eosinophils by ≥15 eosinophils per high-power field on histologic analysis or biopsy. Without treatment, EoE can progress to stricture formation, food impactions, and esophageal remodeling. The goals of management in EoE are to... Continue Reading

Filed under: Gastroenterology, Preventive Medicine

Acute Versus Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

Acute Versus Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia

Acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI), also commonly called bowel or intestinal ischemia, refers to inadequate blood flow to the small intestine (arterial or venou... Continue Reading

Filed under: Gastroenterology, Miscellaneous

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