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Endoscopic findings of eosinophilic esophagitis successfully treated with a short-term 6-food-group elimination diet and reintroduction therapy
  1. Toshihiko Kakiuchi,
  2. Aiko Nakayama,
  3. Muneaki Matsuo
  1. Division of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Saga University, Saga-shi, Saga, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Toshihiko Kakiuchi, Pediatric, Saga University, Saga-shi, Saga 840-8502, Japan; kakiucht{at}

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We reported a case of eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE) treated with short-term 6-food-group elimination diet and reintroduction therapy.1 Elimination diet and reintroduction therapies for EoE are usually performed for 6 to 8 weeks and a 2-week observation period, respectively.2 Our method was implemented in 5 days each.

A 12-year-old girl was referred with a history of epigastric pain of 3-year duration. Eesophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) …

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  • Contributors TK was involved in all stages of patient management and wrote the manuscript. AN performed the treatment and analysed the data. MM collaborated as the reviewer. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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