Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Epidemiology | Clinical features | Microscopic (histologic) description | Positive stains | Negative stains | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Lymphocytic esophagitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophaguslymphocyticesophagitis.html. Accessed October 22nd, 2021.
Definition / general
- Often age 17 years or younger (55%)
- May have no upper GI symptoms
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Frequent intraepithelial lymphocytes around peripapillary fields; no / rare intraepithelial granulocytes
- Lymphocytes: granzyme B, TIA