Infectious esophagitis in immunocompetent individuals: case series in a tertiary care hospital.

Publication date: Feb 02, 2024

The prevalence of infectious esophagitis in immunocompetent people is low. The main etiological agent is HSV11,2, affecting mainly young men4 with intense odynophagia and dysphagia. It is unknown whether SARS-CoV-2 infection or its vaccine are predisposing factors. The objective is to determine the clinical, diagnostic, endoscopic and therapeutic characteristics of patients diagnosed with viral esophagitis since the beginning of the pandemic.

Concepts Keywords
Hospital Agent
Hsv112 Care
Immunocompetent Clinical
Low Esophagitis
Viral Etiological
Hospital
Hsv112
Immunocompetent
Individuals
Infectious
Low
Main
Prevalence
Series
Tertiary

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH esophagitis
disease MESH dysphagia
disease MESH SARS-CoV-2 infection
pathway REACTOME SARS-CoV-2 Infection
disease VO vaccine

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