Esophagus
Esophagitis
Bacterial

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

Revised: 11 January 2018, last major update September 2012

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PubMed Search: Bacterial esophagitis pathology

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Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Clusters of bacteria invade esophageal wall and blood vessels; may be epithelial necrosis