GI tract

Eosinophilic oesophagitis the main cause of food bolus obstruction

Eosinophilic oesophagitis is a common cause of oesophageal food bolus obstruction but is often missed because of a low biopsy rate, an Australian study has found. A retrospective review of medical records for 123 adults who underwent endoscopy after presenting to a NSW emergency department with oesophageal food bolus obstruction found that eosinophilic oesophagitis accounted ...

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