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
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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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