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Kitty acne and other unsightlies: Eosinophilic ulcers and plaques in cats by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 5:03pm One of our technicians brought in her unhappy kitty named Gizmo last week. Gizzie had been pawing and scratching his chin raw. Beyond the common chin acne some cats can get, this feline patient sported an abundance of bleeding pustules beyond the pallor of the standard blackheads and pimples we often see secondary to ingrown hairs (all that chin ... Read on »
Eosinophilic Esophagitis and More Food Allergies by Charmaine Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 24 Mar 2011 2:02pm I know I haven't posted for a while, life has been busy, but as you can see we have new developments. I have always said that my oldest daughter, Amanda, has the fewest allergies...funny thing is, we had never had her tested. So, lets start at the beginning. For over a year now, my 17 year old has been having tummy troubles, but she didn't t ... Read on »
National Eosinophilic Awareness Week by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:20pm Next week, May 19-23, is National Eosinophilic Awareness Week. Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EE) is a gastrointestinal condition that is usually caused by food allergies. Since it is a relatively uncommon but growing condition, if EE affects you or someone you know, next week is a great time to raise awareness and share your story. For ... Read on »
Eosinophilic Esophagitis 101 by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 6:20pm Hello Readers, Last week, The Journal News, a newspaper in White Plains, NY ran an interesting story about a little girl who “can not eat food.” Three-year-old Hannah Devane has a condition called eosinophilic esophagitis (EE). It’s a very serious condition and many people don’t realize that food allergy is actually the principle cause of ... Read on »
National Eosinophil Awareness Week 2009 by Baby Health Blog .. Patient Expert Posted Thu 14 May 2009 1:49pm The 3rd annual National Eosinophil Awareness Week is right around the corner -- May 17 through May 23, 2009. This week was created to help raise awareness for all eosinophilic disorders, including eosinophilic esophagitis (EE). EE is a rare inflammatory, gastrointestinal condition where the wall of the esophagus fills with eosinophils. The num ... Read on »
Eosinophilic folliculitis: Phototherapy by Mark Levin Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 8:07pm Eosinophilic folliculitis (EF) is a pruritic skin eruption consisting of follicular papules or pustules, predominantly located on the scalp, face, neck, and upper chest. Among various treatments is Photochemotherapy; tar and ultraviolet B (Goeckerman treatment) or petrolatum and ultraviolet B . It is generallya ccepted that hsi is a safe and ef ... Read on »
L-tryptophan ingestion associated with eosinophilic fasciitis but not progressive systemic sclerosis. by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm By Freundlich B. and Colleague OBJECTIVE: To assess the use of L-tryptophan by patients with eosinophilic fasciitis and compare this with its use by patients with progressive systemic sclerosis (scleroderma). DESIGN: Retrospective and prospective analysis. Six patients with eosinophilic fasciitis were identified retrospectively a ... Read on »
Eo zino what? Dealing with and saying Eosinophilic Esophagitis by Cheri Fraker Posted Thu 16 Oct 2008 12:00am You know, I remember the day that I sent Cheri a video of Ewan and Stacey during a therapy session. Poor Ewan didn't want to drink, couldn't handle his chest even being touched, and then after drinking some water for the session (it was about swallowing) the poor kid upchucked all over my favorite sweater. I remember Cheri sending me a message ... Read on »
What is Eosinophilic Esophagitis? by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 12:00am While it's hard to pronounce, this newly recognized allergic disease is increasingly being diagnosed in both children and adults. I've been hearing about this disorder from parents recently. I wondered about it and did some research. I learned that we all have, and need, eosinophils in our bodies. They are located throughout our immune syst ... Read on »
What is Eosinophilic Esophagitis? by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 2:58am While it's hard to pronounce, this newly recognized allergic disease is increasingly being diagnosed in both children and adults. I've been hearing about this disorder from parents recently. I wondered about it and did some research. I learned that we all have, and need, eosinophils in our bodies. They are located throughout our immune syste ... Read on »