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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 21, 2006; 12(15): 2328-2334
Published online Apr 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i15.2328
Table 3 Histopathology of eosinophilic esophagitis
GERDEosinophilic esophagitis
Eosinophilic infiltration (squamous epithelium)<10/hpf>20/HPF
Other featuresEsophagitis (usually distal)Esophagitis (proximal and/ or distal, may be patchy or segmental)
Intestinal metaplasiaBasal zone hyperplasia
Increased papillary size
Superficial eosinophilic layering or aggregates