EGIDs: Beyond the Esophagus
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Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (EGID) are a collection of chronic inflammatory diseases including Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), Eosinophilic Gastritis (EG) Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis (EGE), and Eosinophilic Colitis (EC). Among the EGIDs, EoE has become an increasingly recognized and studied condition. Validated metrics have been established to quantify quality of life, symptoms, histologic and endoscopic findings. In addition, there are well-established, effective treatments. The same cannot be said for EG, EGE, or EC, which lacks well established histologic criteria for diagnosis, and has a more unclear natural history, nor well-established treatments.
EGIDs: Beyond the Esophagus will bring to light the latest on non-EoE EGID, including the signs and symptoms; the criteria to make a diagnosis; what options exist for therapy, and the potential mechanisms of disease.
Joshua B. Wechsler, MD (Moderator)
Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Mirna Chehade, MD, MPH, AGAF, FAAAAI
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Director, Mount Sinai Center for Eosinophilic Disorders
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Nirmala Gonsalves, MD AGAF
Professor of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Northwestern University - The Feinberg School of Medicine
Vincent Mukkada MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders
Interdisciplinary Feeding Team Medical Director, A4S Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
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