Esophagus

Pill Esophagitis

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Pill Esophagitis, Pill-Induced Esophagitis

  • Pathophysiology
  1. Pill taken with minimal fluid lodges in mid-esophagus, causing a local ulceration
  • Management
  1. Sucralfate
  2. Viscous Lidocaine
  • Course
  1. Pain resolves spontaneously in 2-7 days