S. A. KAUFMAN, M.D.; GEORGE LEVENE, M.D.
Infection with Candida albicans, a serious side-effect of intensive antibiotic therapy, has been recognized more frequently in recent years. While the more common manifestations of the disease—thrush, vaginitis, dermatitis and bronchopulmonary infections—are well known,1, 2 the rarer forms have not been too well documented. Esophageal moniliasis is unusual, but presents radiographic findings distinctive enough to suggest the diagnosis in a patient in whom the disease may be unsuspected.
A 16 year old white male, admitted to the hospital in January, 1950, had been well until two weeks prior to entry, at which time he first complained of pain
KAUFMAN SA, LEVENE G. ESOPHAGEAL MONILIASIS: REPORT OF A CASE WITH ROENTGENOGRAPHIC FINDINGS(ESOPHAGEAL MONILIASIS: REPORT OF A CASE WITH ROENTGENOGRAPHIC FINDINGS*). Ann Intern Med. 1958;49:684–687. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-3-684
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(3):684-687.
Esophageal Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Infectious Disease.
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