Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module (PedsQL™ Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module)

Varni JW


Last update: February 2017

Basic description

Conditions of use

The PedsQL™ Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module is a specific module of the PedsQL™

Existing versions: Acute version and Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Child (5-7 years of age), Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age)


Varni JW

Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D. All rights reserved
To measure Eosinophilic Esophagitis specific health-related quality of life
Therapeutic area
  • Digestive System Diseases
  • Hemic and Lymphatic Diseases
  • Immune System Diseases
  • Rare disease (Orphanet definition)
Therapeutic indication

Eosinophilic Esophagitis For more information on this rare disease, please consult the following link: Orphanet page

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • obsro ObsRO
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Franciosi, J.P., Hommel, K.A., Bendo, C.B., King, E.C., Collins, M.H., Eby, M.D., Marsolo, K., Abonia, J.P., von Tiehl, K.F., Putnam, P.E., Greenler, A.J., Greenberg, A.B., Bryson, R.A., Davis, C.M., Olive, A.P., Gupta, S.K., Erwin, E.A., Klinnert, M.D., Spergel, J.M., Denham, J.M.,  Furuta, G.T., Rothenberg, M.E., & Varni, J.W. (2013). PedsQL™ Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module: Feasibility, reliability and validity. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition, 57, 57-66.

Franciosi, J. P., Hommel, K. A., Greenberg, A. B., Debrosse, C. W., Greenler, A. J., Abonia, J. P., Rothenberg, M. E., & Varni, J. W. (2012). Development of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module items: Qualitative methods. BMC Gastroenterology, 12:135, 1-8.

Franciosi, J.P., Hommel, K.A., DeBrosse, C.W., Greenberg, A.B., Greenler, A.J., Abonia, J.P., Rothenberg, M.E., & Varni, J.W. (2012). Quality of life in paediatric eosinophilic esophagitis: What is important to patients? Child: Care, Health & Development, 38, 477-483.