Esophagitis From Infection

Etiology

  • Viral
  • Fungal

Risk Factors

  • Sometimes immuncompromised→ HIV+, chemotherapy
  • Recent exposure to abx

Symptoms

  • Acute/sub-acute sub-sternal pain
  • Pain worse w/swallowing

Physical Exam Findings

  • Hsv lesions or candida in mouth provide clue to what's affecting esophagus