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A New Syndrome: Eosinophilic Esophagitis with Connective Tissue Disorder (EoE-CTD)

Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus.

Researchers from the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) ( at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have found that the risk of having a Connective Tissue Disorder (CTD) such as Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome was increased approximately 8-fold in the EoE population relative to the general population.

These findings may lead to new therapeutic options for patients with EoE.


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