II. Definitions

  1. Esophagitis
    1. Inflammation of the esophageal wall

III. Causes: Infectious Esophagitis

IV. Causes: Noninfectious

  1. Gastroesophageal Reflux
    1. Most common noninfectious cause
    2. More common with Hiatal Hernia, decreased LES pressure, pregnancy
  2. Pill Esophagitis
  3. Eosinophilic Esophagitis

V. References

  1. Hagen and Pickle (2023) Crit Dec Emerg Med 37(6): 24-9

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