Esophagitis

Background

  • Inflammation of the esophagus

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Esophagitis Types

Evaluation

Work-Up

  • CBC
  • CMP
  • Consider HIV workup if unknown causation, risk factors

Evaluation

  • Generally clinical diagnosis in ED (requires EGD for conclusive diagnosis)

Management

Disposition

  • Admit if unable to tolerate PO or if underlying immunosuppression (e.g. HIV)

See Also

References

  1. Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Candidiasis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Pappas PG, Kauffman CA, Andes DR, Clancy CJ, Marr KA, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Reboli AC, Schuster MG, Vazquez JA, Walsh TJ, Zaoutis TE, Sobel JD. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 15;62(4):e1-50. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ933. Epub 2015 Dec 16.