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Risk Factors for Medication-Induced Esophageal Injury (MIEI)

Specialty:

Gastroenterology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Pills and tablets may get stuck in the esophagus where they can cause a chemical esophagitis and ulceration. With chronic recurrence scarring and strictures may occur. A number of risk factors may predispose to this medication-induced esophageal injury (MIEI).

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