Corpus ID: 56810946

A Case of Aggravated Esophageal Candidiasis and Gastric Yeast Bezoar Formation following Gastric Outlet Obstruction due to Duodenal Stenosis

@article{Song2007ACO,
  title={A Case of Aggravated Esophageal Candidiasis and Gastric Yeast Bezoar Formation following Gastric Outlet Obstruction due to Duodenal Stenosis},
  author={J. Song and Eunbin Lee and Nam-Seon Park and Byung-Kook Kang and Dae-Ho Jin and T. Ahn and Y. Han and Kyu-Chel Lee and Hyung-Suk Lee},
  journal={Clinical Endoscopy},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={205-209}
}
Esophageal candidiasis is the most common disease among all candida infections of the gastrointestinal tract, and generally develops in immunocompromised patients. The prevalence of esophageal candidiasis has increased in patients undergoing antibiotic therapy, diabetes, adrenal dysfunction, alcohol intoxication, old age, esophageal injury, esophageal stasis, gastric surgery, and acid suppressive therapy. However, the overall prevalence is not higher than that of immunocompromised patients… Expand
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