EoE – State of the Art – PART 3
Length: 02:51 Min.

Dr. Falk Video-Report – PART 3 of the Satellite Symposium „EoE – State of the Art“, which took place during the ueg week 2018 in Vienna (Austria). Prof. Dr. Alain Schoepfer from Lausanne (Switzerland) talked about “Delayed diagnosis” of Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
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EoE – State of the Art – PART 3: Delayed diagnosis of EoE


The most important facts summarized:
 

  • The mean age at diagnosis of EoE in adults is approximately 30 years
  • Children are usually diagnosed at the age 6 to 12 years
  • Men between 30 and 50 years are affected most frequently
  • A delay in diagnosis impacts the quality of life
  • A delay in diagnosis can lead to complications, i.e. an increased risk of strictures and stenoses
  • Consequently, increased awareness of EoE and an early diagnosis are crucial
     

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