Esophagus
Esophagitis
Pill induced

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

Revised: 12 January 2018, last major update October 2012

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Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Inflammatory exudate, ulceration, inflamed granulation tissue, prominent eosinophils, necrotic squamous epithelium, polarizable crystalline foreign material, multinucleated giant cells
  • Fungi or viral inclusions present in 20% of cases due to alendronate