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Giant Ulceration in Esophagus of HIV Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate an HIV-positive patient with a giant esophageal ulceration.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, complications

ICD-10:

B23.8, K22.1

Description:

An HIV-infected patient may develop a giant ulceration in the esophagus. It is essential to determine the cause, since this will determine the most effective management.

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