Eosinophilic esophagitis associated with increased number, severity of food allergies

Patients with food allergies and eosinophilic esophagitis have more food allergies, more allergic reactions and increased reaction severity, according to a study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.These differences may indicate a more severe food allergy phenotype, Katherine M. Guarnieri, MD, pediatrician, department of pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and colleagues wrote.The researchers consulted data from 6,074 patients with food allergy enrolled in the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Patient Registry, compiledRead More