Idiopathic ulcerations of the oesophagus in HIV-infected patients: a review.

@article{Ehrenpreis1996IdiopathicUO,
  title={Idiopathic ulcerations of the oesophagus in HIV-infected patients: a review.},
  author={Eli Daniel Ehrenpreis and D I Bober},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={1996},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={77-81}
}
A clinical syndrome of large ulcerations of the oesophagus had been well described in the literature in HIV-infected patients. These patients are markedly symptomatic with odynophagia and substernal chest pain as their most common presenting symptoms. Weight loss often accompanies this disorder. Despite biopsy evaluation for patients with idiopathic oesophageal ulcerations, no identifiable cause of this lesion is found. Although some authors suggest that these ulcerations represent a primary… CONTINUE READING