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Dysregulated sleep is common in children with eosinophilic esophagitis

Key clinical point: Sleep-disordered breathing and dysregulated sleep architecture characterize children with eosinophilic esophagitis.

Major finding: Several sleep complaints were common in the entire EoE cohort, including snoring (76.5 %), restless sleep (66.6%), legs jerking or leg discomfort (43.2%), and daytime sleepiness (58%).

Study details: Retrospective study of 81 children with a diagnosis of EoE who were referred to sleep clinics.

Disclosures: Dr. Siriwat had no financial disclosures.


Siriwat R et al. Sleep Med. 2019 Sep 11. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2019.08.018.