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My story -- Seth Locketz

I was diagnosed with eosinophillic esophagitis (EE) by another provider, who said I needed to have my esophagus stretched every six months with a balloon. I decided to get a second opinion at the Esophagus Clinic at the Mayo Clinic. Wow, am I glad I did! At first, I was given a soft steroid, which [...]

  • Expertise. Mayo Clinic researchers were among the first in the United States to recognize eosinophilic esophagitis as a new disease. Mayo doctors have extensive expertise and experience treating this condition and other conditions of the esophagus.
  • Coordinated care. Specialists in digestive diseases (gastroenterology), immunology, allergic diseases and other areas work together to diagnose eosinophilic esophagitis and to develop a treatment plan for your needs.
  • Novel treatments. Mayo Clinic is actively involved in research on new therapies for eosinophilic esophagitis. This ongoing research means that in addition to standard eosinophilic esophagitis therapy, you may also have access to experimental treatments not available elsewhere.
Nov. 19, 2012