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Journal of Allergy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 179658, 4 pages
Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Pediatrics: The Worst of all Possible Allergy Worlds?
Department of Pediatrics, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE 68131, USA
Received 10 April 2011; Revised 2 June 2011; Accepted 11 July 2011
Academic Editor: John Bastian
Copyright © 2012 Russell J. Hopp. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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