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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) (www.cincinnatichildrens.org/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.

 

Read more: http://www.aaaai.org/global/la...-tissue-disorde.aspx

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