Journal of Gastroenterology

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 712–713 | Cite as

Proton pump inhibitors therapy for esophageal eosinophilia: simply following consensus guidelines

  • Javier Molina-Infante
  • Moises Hernandez-Alonso
  • Gema Vinagre-Rodriguez
  • Elisa Martin-Noguerol
Letter to the Editor

Notes

Conflict of interest

No conflicts of interest to disclose for all authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Javier Molina-Infante
    • 1
  • Moises Hernandez-Alonso
    • 1
  • Gema Vinagre-Rodriguez
    • 1
  • Elisa Martin-Noguerol
    • 1
  1. 1.Unit of GastroenterologyHospital San Pedro de AlcantaraCaceresSpain

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