Simultaneous Massive Esophageal Mucosal Candidiasis and Profound Cytomegaloviral Esophageal Ulcers with Recurrence of Both Infections 12 Years Later in a Patient with Long-Standing AIDS: Endoscopic, Radiologic, and Pathologic Findings.
Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine
Immunocompromised patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) can develop opportunistic esophageal candidial and cytomegaloviral infections. A case is reported which extends the clinico-endoscopic severity of these infections. A 32-year-old bisexual man with AIDS since 1997, and intermittently compliant with antiretroviral therapy, presented (2007) with dysphagia and 32 kg-weight loss. EGD revealed a massive, cheesy, esophageal mucosal exudate from
Gill I, Edhi A, Amin M, Cappell MS. Simultaneous massive esophageal mucosal candidiasis and profound cytomegaloviral esophageal ulcers with recurrence of both infections 12 years later in a patient with long-standing AIDS: endoscopic, radiologic, and pathologic findings. Case Rep Gastrointest Med. 2022 Feb 27;2022:9956650. doi: 10.1155/2022/9956650. PMID: 35265384.