Esophagus
Esophagitis
Lymphocytic

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 July 2018, last major update October 2012

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Definition / general
Epidemiology
  • Often age 17 years or younger (55%)
Clinical features
  • May have no upper GI symptoms
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Frequent intraepithelial lymphocytes around peripapillary fields; no / rare intraepithelial granulocytes
Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis