Esophagus
Esophagitis
HIV / human immunodeficiency virus

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 12 January 2018, last major update October 2012

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PubMed Search: HIV[TI] OR human immunodeficiency virus[TI] esophagitis[TIAB]

Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. HIV / human immunodeficiency virus. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusHIVesophagitis.html. Accessed February 24th, 2018.
Definition / general
Diagnosis
Case reports
Gross description
  • Large ulcers, severe active inflammation
Electron microscopy description
  • HIV-like viral particles in idiopathic ulcers
Differential diagnosis