Ulcers (5.8%) predominantly duodenal (4%), Barret's esophagus (4.4%) pre-dominantly short segment (4%), erosions (4%) predominantly duodenal (2.5%) and esophageal candidiasis
(1.4%) were seen in the mentioned frequencies (table-III).
Abnormal: Patients who were found to have one or more of the findings e.g gastric erythema (Gastritis), duodenal erythema (Duodenitis), esophageal candidiasis
, small varices on EGD, small hemorrhoids, nonspecific colitis or erythema on colonoscopy.
Indications for fluconazole include candidiasis in nonneutropenic patients, esophageal candidiasis
, maintenance therapy for cryptococcosis, mild or moderate coccidioidomycosis, sporotrichosis, and as a possible alternative for neurological disease in blastomycosis.
Su1952 TH17 pathway promotes mucosal host defense against esophageal candidiasis
in HIV-infected patients.
Most obvious findings in this patient were early esophageal Candidiasis
causing strictures and recurrent HSV infections .
after renal transplantation: comparative study in patients on different immunosuppressive protocols.
Malignancy and reflux esophagitis was found in 8.00% each, esophageal ulcer in 5%, esophageal candidiasis
in 4%, Mallory Weiss tears and portal gastropathy in 3% each, esophageal carcinoma in 2% and telangiectasia in 1% patient.
The etiology for dysphagia included carcinoma esophagus (11), carcinoma larynx (10), carcinoma hypopharynx (08), cerebrovascular accident (05), esophageal candidiasis
(03), stricture (02), oral malignancy (02); TB of upper aerodigestive tract (02), esophageal web (02), drug induced esophageal ulcer (01), extrinsic compression (01), scleroderma (01), achalasia cardia (01) and myasthenia gravis (01).
Abe, "A murine model of esophageal candidiasis
with local characteristic symptoms," Microbiology and Immunology, vol.
Patient was treated with fluconazole for esophageal candidiasis
and anti- Helicobacter pylori regimen (clarithromycin, amoxicillin and omeprazole).
The drug has been approved for injection by intravenous infusion for the treatment of children four months and older with candidemia, acute disseminated candidiasis, Candida peritonitis and abscesses, esophageal candidiasis
, and prophylaxis of Candida infections in patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplants.
In the treatment of esophageal candidiasis
, voriconazole has clinical efficacy similar to fluconazole.