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Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is characterized by difficulty swallowing due to inflammation in the esophagus.1,2 Patients may experience the following signs and symptoms:

Fibrosis of the esophagus
(narrowing and scarring)3

Present in 89% of patients with EoE with features including uniformity and hyalinization

Esophageal dysfunction,
particularly dysphagia3

A primary symptom directly associated with a diagnosis of EoE, characterized by difficulty swallowing

Food impaction2

One of the main symptoms of EoE, food impaction is a direct consequence of the esophageal fibrosis and mucosa remodeling

Chest pain3

Present in many patients with EoE

EoE is a progressive disease with long-term challenges that impact patients’ health-related quality of life, including4-7:

Adherence to strict diets Use of rescue drug therapy Esophageal dilation
EoE impacts health-related quality of life across multiple parameters,
leaving an unmet medical need for many patients7-9

Patients with EoE often have multiple Type 2 inflammatory diseases10

~75% of patients with EoE

have at least one comorbid Type 2 inflammatory disease10-12

Allergic rhinitis
Atopic dermatitis
Food allergies
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