Author(s): Lindberg GM, Van Eldik R, Saboorian MH
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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.
This article was published in Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol
and referenced in Journal of Hepatology and Gastrointestinal disorders