• Medical Disimpaction for Children With Organic Esophageal Foreign Body in the Era of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    11 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objective
    Esophageal foreign body impaction is a common presentation in pediatric emergency medicine. Interventions are often required because of the severity of symptoms and risk of complications. Use of medical disimpaction such as glucagon injections and effervescent agents has been well described in adults; however, there are limited data in the pediatric literature. Eosinophilic esophagitis is a relatively “new” clinicopathological entity that may present with EFBI mostly due to food with histological findings of EoE. Our study aim was to determine the efficacy of MD for organic EFBI...
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