Image Only: Candida Esopagitis

In a patient who presented with trouble swallowing, his endoscopy showed candida esophagitis.  “Oral antifungal therapy was initiated in the patient, and within 2 weeks after starting therapy, his pain on swallowing was reduced. A repeat endoscopy performed 12 weeks after the initiation of antifungal therapy showed a marked reduction in the number and severity of esophageal lesion.”

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