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A candidal oesophageal stricture responsive to fluconazole therapy
  1. Rahul Kalla1,
  2. Vishal Kaushik2
  1. 1Department of Gastroenterology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK
  2. 2Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rahul Kalla Department of Gastroenterology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester M139WL, UK; kallarahul{at}gmail.com

Abstract

We report a case of candidal oesophageal stricture in an 81 year-old man with a 2 year history of gradual onset dysphagia and odynophagia to solids. Although rare, most cases have reported treatment success with oesophageal balloon dilation. We report the first case of candidal oesophageal stricture resolution with a prolonged course of anti-fungal therapy.

  • DYSPHAGIA
  • ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASONOGRAPHY
  • OESOPHAGEAL STRICTURES

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