[Acute esophageal necrosis].

@article{Bremholm2009AcuteEN,
  title={[Acute esophageal necrosis].},
  author={Lasse Bremholm and R. op den Winkel and Pernille Wolder Born and Marie-Louise Suku},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={2009},
  volume={171 45},
  pages={3282-3}
}
Acute esophageal necrosis (AEN), necrotizing esophagitis or "black esophagus", is a rare condition with less than 100 reported cases in the world literature. The condition arises due to necrosis of the esophageal mucosa leading to macroscopically black tissue. The condition is associated with a relatively poor prognosis with an overall mortality due to… CONTINUE READING