Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Detailed Histologic Evaluation of Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Pediatric Patients Presenting with Dysphagia or Abdominal Pain and Comparison of the Histology between the Two Groups

Table 1

Demographics and Symptoms of Patients with Eosinophilic Esophagitis.

EoE-D 
= 67 (%)
EoE-AP 
= 67 (%)
value

Male59 (88.1)52 (77.6)0.11
Mean age, yr (range)11.8 (3–17)9.45 (2–17)0.001
Presenting
Dysphagia67 (100) (0.01)<0.001
Abdominal pain8 (11.9)66 (98.5)<0.001
Nausea11 (16.4)31 (46.2)<0.001
Vomiting12 (17.9)11 (16.4)0.82
Regurgitation5 (7.5)7 (10.4)0.55
Heartburn7 (10.4)6 (9.0)0.77

patients had more than one presenting symptom. initially presented with dysphagia; however, subsequent visits showed abdominal pain as the predominant symptom.