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Giant idiopathic ulcer of esophagus in the context of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)

Authors:

CA Dragean ,

Department of Radiology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium, BE
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I Bogdan,

Department of Radiology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium, BE
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K Azzouzzi,

Department of Gastroenterology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium, BE
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L Goncette

Department of Radiology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium, BE
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Abstract

The giant ulcer of esophagus is a rare entity in the context of human immunodeficiency syndrome. In front of this type of ulceration the radiologist must to distinguish between two types of ulcers HIV, cytomegalovirus (CMV). The differential diagnosis is necessary for orientation of the therapy and is the result of association between radiological, endoscopic and pathological findings.

How to Cite: Dragean C, Bogdan I, Azzouzzi K, Goncette L. Giant idiopathic ulcer of esophagus in the context of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 2013;96(2):72–4. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.212
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Published on 01 Mar 2013.
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