Proton Pump Inhibitors and Lymphocytic Esophagitis : A Novel Association?

Salima Haque, Robert M. Genta, Miraca Life Sciences Research Institute, Irving, TX

Lymphocytic esophagitis was first described by Rubio et al. as an entity in 2006; however, in 2008 Purdy et al. reviewed 42 cases of lymphocytic esophagitis and dismissed it as a non-specific response of uncertain relevance. We recently reviewed the histopathology and clinical correlations of 42 patients with dense lymphocytic infiltrates in the esophageal mucosa and concluded that lymphocytic esophagitis is a specific type of inflammatory disorder of the esophagus.

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