Author(s): Kalla R., Kaushik V.
Institution: (Kalla) Department of Gastroenterology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M139WL, United Kingdom, (Kaushik) Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, United Kingdom
Abstract: We report a case of candidal oesophageal stricture in an 81 year-old man with a 2 year history of gradual onset dysphagia and odynophagia to solids. Although rare, most cases have reported treatment success with oesophageal balloon dilation. We report the first case of candidal oesophageal stricture resolution with a prolonged course of anti-fungal therapy.
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group (Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9JR, United Kingdom)
CAS Registry Number: 113665-84-2 (clopidogrel), 120202-66-6 (clopidogrel), 90055-48-4 (clopidogrel), 94188-84-8 (clopidogrel), 86386-73-4 (fluconazole), 1115-70-4 (metformin), 657-24-9 (metformin), 87333-19-5 (ramipril), 79902-63-9 (simvastatin)
Publication Type: Journal: Article
Full Text: Available from Highwire Press in Frontline Gastroenterology