Archive for the ‘Gastrointestinal Allergy’ Category

Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Children vs. Adults

Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults: what is the same and what is different.  Straumann, Aceves, Blanchard, Collins, Furuta, Hirano, Schoepfer,Simon, and Simon This was a very interesting review article on a very frustrating clinical condition, Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EE). There were nine authors from the United States and from Switzerland. The specialties represented by the […]

May 2, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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FPIES- Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting a young lady with infantile FPIES. Both of her parents were with her for the evaluation.  The family alerted me to a contribution to the literature written by allergists for a condition that may not be commonly seen by an allergist. What I learned from that encounter […]

February 17, 2010 · fleickly · 26 Comments
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Food Allergy and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

There is an excellent, easy to read review on this topic in the January, 2010 edition of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (volume 77, number 1, pages 51-59)written by Sandra Hong and Nicola Vogel. As a review article the authors bring together a number of concepts from an evaluation of 58 peer-reviewed publications on […]

January 13, 2010 · fleickly · 4 Comments
Tags:  · Posted in: Food Allergies, Gastrointestinal Allergy