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Table. 2.

Comparison of Clinical Factors Between Non-treated and Treated Patients

Clinical factors No treatment (n = 8) PPI or STS (n = 34) P-value
Age (yr) > 0.999
< 40 2 (25.0) 8 (23.5)
≥ 40 6 (75.0) 26 (76.5)
Sex 0.168
Male 8 (100.0) 25 (73.5)
Female 0 (0.0) 9 (26.5)
Allergic disease 0.402
None 7 (87.5) 23 (67.6)
Present 1 (12.5) 11 (32.4)
Esophageal symptoms < 0.001
None 8 (100.0) 7 (20.6)
Present 0 (0.0) 27 (79.4)
Endoscopic features
Edema 2 (25.0) 16 (47.1) 0.431
Rings 5 (62.5) 13 (38.2) 0.256
Exudates 1 (12.5) 5 (14.7) > 0.999
Furrows 5 (62.5) 19 (55.9) > 0.999
Stricture 0 (0.0) 4 (11.8) 0.572

PPI, proton pump inhibitor; STS, swallowed topical steroid.

Data are presented as n (%).

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