Global Advanced Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (GARJMMS) ISSN: 2315-5159
February 2015 Vol. 4(2), pp. 067-070
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Case Report

Asymptomatic Eosinophilic Esophagitis in apatient with very early-onset ulcerative colitis

Yassin Hamid1*, El Mouzan MI1, Assiri MA1, Alrikabi A2, Alsarkhy A1 and Saeed Anjom1

1King Saud University, Prince Abdullah Bin Khalid celiac research chair,
2King Saud University, Department of pathology

*Corresponding   Author   E-mail:   yassinhamid5@gmail.com

Accepted 25 February, 2015

Abstract

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the esophagus characterized by symptoms of dysphagia or GERD-like symptoms, specific endoscopic findings and eosinophilic infiltrates. We report a case of asymptomatic eosinophilicesophagitis in a 3 years old child who is known to have very early-onset ulcerative colitis at 8 months and diagnosed at 18 months of age.

Keywords: Eosinophilic Esophagitis, ulcerative colitis

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