EoE disease activity rapidly recurs with topical steroids

After an initial histologic response to topical steroids such as oral viscous budesonide or fluticasone from a multidose inhaler, researchers saw a rapid recurrence in eosinophilic esophagitis disease activity, according to results published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.“Because most subjects had recurrent endoscopic and histologic signs not reliably detected by symptoms, maintenance therapy should be recommended in EoE patients achieving histologic response to topical steroids,” Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, from the Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing, CenterRead More

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