Lymphocytic esophagitis

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Lymphocytic esophagitis, abbreviated LE, is an evolving diagnosis.[1]




  • Lymphocytic infiltrate.
  • Severe spongiosis.
  • No other inflammatory cells.

See also


  1. Pasricha, S.; Gupta, A.; Reed, CC.; Speck, O.; Woosley, JT.; Dellon, ES. (Jun 2016). "Lymphocytic Esophagitis: An Emerging Clinicopathologic Disease Associated with Dysphagia.". Dig Dis Sci. doi:10.1007/s10620-016-4230-2. PMID 27343035.
  2. Cohen, S.; Saxena, A.; Waljee, AK.; Piraka, C.; Purdy, J.; Appelman, H.; McKenna, B.; Elmunzer, BJ. et al. "Lymphocytic esophagitis: a diagnosis of increasing frequency.". J Clin Gastroenterol 46 (10): 828-32. doi:10.1097/MCG.0b013e3182500de8. PMID 22751335.