Table 2: Endoscopic and histopathological characteristics of children with EE.

Number/total(%)

Endoscopic findings
 Longitudinal furrows17/18(94.4)
 Loss of vascular pattern17/18(94.4)
 Patchy whitish exudates7/18(38.9)
 Stricture5/18(27.8)
 Concentric mucosal rings2/18(11)
 Crepe paper2/18(11)
 Normal mucosa1/18(5.6)
Histopathological features
 Eosinophilic microabscesses14/18(77.8)
 Intercellular edema17/18(94.4)
 Basal cell hyperplasia18/18(100)
 Lamina propria papillae elongation14/18(77.8)
 Lamina propria fibrosis11/12(91.7)
 Lamina propria eosinophils11/12(91.7)
 Eosinophilic degranulation17/18(94.4)
 Neutrophil infiltration2/18(11.1)
 Ulceration1/18(5.6)