Atopic, allergic comorbidities prevalent among patients with eosinophilic esophagitis

SAN ANTONIO — A high proportion of patients with eosinophilic esophagitis also had simultaneous atopic or allergic comorbid conditions, according to data presented at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting.Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic, progressive type II inflammatory disease, Marc E. Rothenberg, MD, PhD, director of the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders, said during his presentation.“Patients with EoE have high rates of comorbid allergic disease, particularly food allergies, atopic dermatitis, asthma and allergic rhinitis,”Read More