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Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Sep;5(9):527-30. doi: 10.1038/ncpgasthep1225.

A case of herpes esophagitis after fluticasone propionate for eosinophilic esophagitis.

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Caris Diagnostics, Dallas, TX 75063, USA. glindberg@carisdx.com

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

A 19-year-old white woman presented with a 6-month history of progressively worsening dysphagia.

INVESTIGATIONS:

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy, esophageal biopsies followed by histological evaluation of biopsy samples including immunohistochemical staining for herpes simplex virus.

DIAGNOSIS:

Herpes esophagitis with concurrent eosinophilic esophagitis.

MANAGEMENT:

Valaciclovir and fluconazole.

PMID:
18758471
DOI:
10.1038/ncpgasthep1225
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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