Esophagitis

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Etiology

  • Infectious: Candida, herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus
  • Reflux esophagitis
  • Pill-induced esophagitis: NSAIDs, KCl, AZT, alendronate, iron, antibiotics
  • Caustic esophageal injury (alkali or acid ingestion)
  • Radiation esophagitis

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Etiology

  • Infectious: Candida, herpes simplex virus, cytomegalovirus
  • Reflux esophagitis
  • Pill-induced esophagitis: NSAIDs, KCl, AZT, alendronate, iron, antibiotics
  • Caustic esophageal injury (alkali or acid ingestion)
  • Radiation esophagitis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014