Table of ContentsEpidemiology | Etiology | Clinical features | Treatment | Gross images | Microscopic (histologic) description
Cite this page: Weisenberg E. Chemical (corrosive) esophagitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophaguschemical.html. Accessed December 9th, 2019.
- Children or adults
- Complications: stricture, Barrett esophagus, rarely squamous cell carcinoma
- Dilation, often surgery (Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2001;57:203)
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Mucosal or transmural injury with hemorrhage, necrosis and possible bacterial infection