Acute esophageal necrosis and low-flow state.

  title={Acute esophageal necrosis and low-flow state.},
  author={Ahmad Burtally and Philippe Gr{\'e}goire},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie},
  volume={21 4},
Acute esophageal necrosis (AEN), also called black esophagus, is quite exceptional. Endoscopic findings show circumferential black discolouration of the esophagus with or without exudates. The etiology of AEN is presently unknown and is assumed to be multifactorial. Distal esophageal involvement with proximal extension ending sharply at the gastroesophageal… CONTINUE READING