Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Revised: 12 February 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Bacterial esophagitis pathology

Elliot Weisenberg, M.D.
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Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Bacterial esophagitis. website. Accessed April 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Clusters of bacteria invade esophageal wall and blood vessels; may be epithelial necrosis
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