Oesophagitis

Last updated: Tuesday, 21, December, 2010
CausesAppropriate Tests

Diagnosis based on clinical assessment and endoscopy, as appropriate.

Brushings for cytology, lesion biopsy for histology, microscopy, fungal and viral detection, motility and pH studies, if indicated.

Gastro-oesophageal reflux

Alcohol excess

See also Alcholoism

Infection

Toxic (corrosive)

  • Lysol (phenol)
  • Acid/ alkali
  • Doxycycline