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169 Possible Causes for Esophageal Tuberculosis

  • Esophageal Crohn Disease

    Esophageal lesions must be differentiated from reflux esophagitis, infectious esophagitis (cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus), pill esophagitis, tuberculosis, sarcoidosis[] .: Endoscopic features of esophageal tuberculosis . Gastrointest Endosc 2003, 57: 759–762. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 51.[] , such as: infectious esophagitis (tuberculosis, toxoplasmosis, syphilis, cytomegalovirus, herpes simple), sarcoidosis, Behçet disease, chemical burns, and neoplasias. 5 On[]

  • Tuberculosis

    Abstract We report a case of a patient with esophageal tuberculosis, a very uncommon form of extrapulrhonar tuberculosis.[] Esophageal tuberculosis: Is it so rare? Report of 12 cases and review of literature. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002;97:293–6.[] Esophageal tuberculosis: an unusual cause of dysphagia. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009;69:1173–6. PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar 3. Gupta SP, Arora A, Bhargava DK.[]

  • Esophageal Tuberculosis

    Esophageal tuberculosis is a rare clinical entity even in adults.[] In the present report we summarize and analyze four cases with regard to the EUS features of the lesions of esophageal tuberculosis.[] Esophageal tuberculosis is rare. In some cases, the clinical presentation of this infection may mimic esophageal carcinoma.[]

  • Esophagobronchial Fistula

    He was treated for esophageal tuberculosis 2 years ago and had taken 9 months of ATT.[] The diagnosis of tuberculosis was established in all five patients with esophageal cytology, lymph node biopsy, and tissue tuberculosis PCR.[] (rare) 1 complication of acute radiation-induced esophagitis infective etiology affecting the esophagus 3,4 esophageal tuberculosis esophageal syphilis esophageal histoplasmosis[]

  • Esophagitis

    The patient received 9 months of anti-tuberculosis treatment after he was diagnosed with histologically confirmed tuberculous esophagitis; subsequently, he was followed as[] Tuberculous esophagitis occurs primarily in patients with advanced pulmonary or mediastinal tuberculosis or in immunocompromised patients who have disseminated tuberculosis[] […] an outpatient and has had no recurrence of the tuberculosis or any further issues.[]

  • Ileocecal Tuberculosis

    Esophageal Tuberculosis Esophageal TB is rare, usually occurring because of spread from TB in the thorax either from mediastinal nodes, the lungs, or the spine. [7] Esophageal[] Gastrointestinal tuberculosis Esophageal tuberculosis Gastric tuberculosis Duodenal tuberculosis Jejunal and ileocecal tuberculosis Colorectal tuberculosis Tubercular lymphadenopathy[] Gastric and Duodenal Tuberculosis Stomach and duodenal involvement by TB is rare because of (1) the sparsity of lymphoid tissue in the upper GI tract, (2) the high acidity[]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    […] varices, inflammation, or cancer of the esophagus; gastritis; increased risk of infectious diseases (e.g., tuberculosis); liver damage, hepatitis, liver cancer; low blood[] Cardiovascular system —causing abnormal heart beat/heart rate, heart failure, high blood pressure (hypertension), and other conditions Gastrointestinal (GI) tract —leading to esophageal[]

  • Acanthosis Nigricans

    Maltez et al. reported a case of AIDS who presented with three opportunistic infections (esophageal candidiasis, tuberculosis and atypical mycobacteriosis) with acanthosis[]

  • Traction Diverticulum of the Esophagus

    Ann Thorac Med 2007;2:126-7 Mediastinal tuberculous lymphadenopathy is common, but esophageal tuberculosis (TB) is rare, even in endemic regions.[] […] with scarring and retraction (e.g., secondary to tuberculosis or fungal infection) traction diverticulum Esophageal motility disorders are associated with the development[] Tuberculosis and histoplasmosis are known etiologies of this condition. 2 Figure 2.[]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    Esophageal tuberculosis is rare. In some cases, the clinical presentation of this infection may mimic esophageal carcinoma.[] We suggest that esophageal tuberculosis has to be kept in mind in the differential diagnosis of esophageal ulcerovegetant lesions.[] Further investigation resulted in a diagnosis of esophageal tuberculosis. She was successfully treated by antituberculous chemotherapy.[]

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