When is reflux not reflux? Eosinophilic oesophagitis is a chronic, allergen-driven, immune-mediated disease that was only discovered as a clinical entity around 20 years ago. While it may initially present in a similar way to GORD, the cause and treatment are very different. It is important to consider the possibility of this diagnosis, particularly in patients with a history of allergic disease.
This KISS explores the clinical and pathological features of this fascinating condition and discusses the approach to diagnosis and management based on latest evidence.