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Caustic Esophagitis
Michael P. Federle, MD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Clinical Issues

        TERMINOLOGY

        • Synonyms

          • Corrosive esophagitis
        • Definitions

          • Esophageal injury due to ingestion of strong alkali or acid

        IMAGING

        • General Features

          • Radiographic Findings

            • CT Findings

              • Imaging Recommendations

                DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                  PATHOLOGY

                  • General Features

                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                    • Presentation

                      • Demographics

                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                          • Treatment

                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                              Selected References

                              1. Youn BJ et al: Balloon dilatation for corrosive esophageal strictures in children: radiologic and clinical outcomes. Korean J Radiol. 11(2):203-10, 2010
                              2. Doo EY et al: Oesophageal strictures caused by the ingestion of corrosive agents: effectiveness of balloon dilatation in children. Clin Radiol. 64(3):265-71, 2009
                              3. Abaskharoun RD et al: Nonsurgical management of severe esophageal and gastric injury following alkali ingestion. Can J Gastroenterol. 21(11):757-60, 2007
                              4. Berkovich GY et al: CT findings in patients with esophagitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 175(5):1431-4, 2000
                              5. Levine MS: Radiology of esophagitis: a pattern approach. Radiology. 179(1):1-7, 1991
                              6. Levine MS et al: Update on esophageal radiology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 155(5):933-41, 1990
                              7. Goldman LP et al: Corrosive substance ingestion: a review. Am J Gastroenterol. 79(2):85-90, 1984
                              8. Creteur V et al: Drug-induced esophagitis detected by double-contrast radiography. Radiology. 147(2):365-8, 1983
                              9. Graziani L et al: Reflux esophagitis: radiologic-endoscopic correlation in 39 symptomatic cases. Gastrointest Radiol. 8(1):1-6, 1983
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                              KEY FACTS

                              • Terminology

                                • Imaging

                                  • Clinical Issues

                                    TERMINOLOGY

                                    • Synonyms

                                      • Corrosive esophagitis
                                    • Definitions

                                      • Esophageal injury due to ingestion of strong alkali or acid

                                    IMAGING

                                    • General Features

                                      • Radiographic Findings

                                        • CT Findings

                                          • Imaging Recommendations

                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                              PATHOLOGY

                                              • General Features

                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                • Presentation

                                                  • Demographics

                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                      • Treatment

                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                          Selected References

                                                          1. Youn BJ et al: Balloon dilatation for corrosive esophageal strictures in children: radiologic and clinical outcomes. Korean J Radiol. 11(2):203-10, 2010
                                                          2. Doo EY et al: Oesophageal strictures caused by the ingestion of corrosive agents: effectiveness of balloon dilatation in children. Clin Radiol. 64(3):265-71, 2009
                                                          3. Abaskharoun RD et al: Nonsurgical management of severe esophageal and gastric injury following alkali ingestion. Can J Gastroenterol. 21(11):757-60, 2007
                                                          4. Berkovich GY et al: CT findings in patients with esophagitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 175(5):1431-4, 2000
                                                          5. Levine MS: Radiology of esophagitis: a pattern approach. Radiology. 179(1):1-7, 1991
                                                          6. Levine MS et al: Update on esophageal radiology. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 155(5):933-41, 1990
                                                          7. Goldman LP et al: Corrosive substance ingestion: a review. Am J Gastroenterol. 79(2):85-90, 1984
                                                          8. Creteur V et al: Drug-induced esophagitis detected by double-contrast radiography. Radiology. 147(2):365-8, 1983
                                                          9. Graziani L et al: Reflux esophagitis: radiologic-endoscopic correlation in 39 symptomatic cases. Gastrointest Radiol. 8(1):1-6, 1983