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Herpetic oesophagitis

A 46-year-old gentleman underwent an OGD to investigate symptoms of dysphagia and odynophagia. He had a history of ANCA negative limited Wegener's granulomatosis for which he was taking methotrexate. Endoscopy revealed a long linear oesophageal ulcer with a yellow appearance. Histology confirmed a diagnosis of Herpetic oesophagitis. An interval endoscopy following a course of oral aciclovir showed complete resolution of the ulcer.
Jeff Turner, John Green, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Herpetic oesophagitis

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