Tetracycline-induced esophageal ulcer: a condition that probably more common than it appears to be.

Abstract

Ten cases of tetracycline derivatives related drug induced esophageal ulceration were described. Five cases were due to minocycline and another five were due to doxycycline. Recumbent posture after drug ingestion was one of the predisposing factors. Odynophagia was the main symptom but may not be the presenting symptom. The diagnosis was easily confirmed by… (More)

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@article{Ovartlarnporn1991TetracyclineinducedEU, title={Tetracycline-induced esophageal ulcer: a condition that probably more common than it appears to be.}, author={Bancha Ovartlarnporn and Wanla Kulwichit}, journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet}, year={1991}, volume={74 10}, pages={443-7} }