Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy / 2009 / Article / Tab 2

Case Report

Herpes Simplex Esophagitis in Immunocompetent Host: A Case Report

Table 2

Endoscopic appearance [2, 5, 6].

LocalizationDistal or mid-esophagus 50%
Entire esophagus26%

Early stageExudate90%
Friable mucosa84%
Vesicles80%
Circumscribed ulcers40%
Cobblestoning (lesions confluence)30%

Late stageNecrosis40%

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