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Vol. 80. Issue 2.
Pages 160 (April - June 2015)
Vol. 80. Issue 2.
Pages 160 (April - June 2015)
Clinical image in Gastroenterology
DOI: 10.1016/j.rgmxen.2014.09.003
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Pill-induced esophagitis
Esofagitis por píldoras
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R. Soto-Solís
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Servicio de Gastroenterología, Hospital Ángeles Pedregal, Mexico City, Mexico
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A 20-year-old woman sprained her ankle and took naproxen and paracetamol for the pain. The following day she presented with dysphagia, thoracic pain, and melena. Panendoscopy identified “mirror-image ulcers” in the distal esophagus (figs. 1 and 2).

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High-definition white-light esophagoscopy showing 2 ulcers in the distal third of the esophagus, one in front of the other in a “mirror image”.

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Mirror-image ulcers in the distal third of the esophagus seen through narrow band imaging (NBI), highlighting the vascular patterns and areas of bleeding.

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Please cite this article as: Soto-Solís R. Esofagitis por píldoras. Revista de Gastroenterología de México. 2015;80:160.

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