Eosinophilic Esophagitis: What Works, What Doesn't?

August 14, 2013

Several treatment options improve symptoms. Which one doesn't?

Eosinophilic esophagitis is diagnosed in a 32-year-old man. He inquires about treatments to help control his dysphagia and reduce his episodes of food impaction. All of the following are treatment options to improve his symptoms, except . . .

a. Mast cell inhibitors
b. Topical corticosteroids
c. Specialized elimination diet
d. Endoscopic dilation
 

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