Natalya Iorio, MD, Gregory R. Bernstein, MD, Zubair Malik, MD, and Ron Schey, MD, FACG
ACG Case Rep J 2015;3(1):17-19. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2015.87. Published: October 9, 2015.
A 63-year-old woman presented Henoch-Schönlein purpura and acute esophageal necrosis (AEN), and to our knowledge, there have been no prior reports of AEN associated with Henoch-Schonlein purpura or other vasculitis.
Allon Kahn, MD1, Laura M. Koepke, RN, CNP2, and Sarah B. Umar, MD2
ACG Case Rep J 2015;3(1):20-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2015.88. Published: October 9, 2015.
Deglutition syncope is a rare, neurally-mediated syncopal syndrome arising from an aberrant vagotonic reflex
during swallow-associated esophageal dilation. It is highly treatable once identified and multidisciplinary
coordination is helpful in optimizing outcomes and avoiding superfluous testing.
Jitin Makker, MD, Jeffrey Conklin, MD, and V. Raman Muthusamy, MD
ACG Case Rep J 2015;3(1):23-25. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2015.89. Published: October 9, 2015.
Laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is a surgical device to treat obesity that is widely used and
generally considered to be safe. We report a case of chronic obstruction resulting in marked lower esophageal
thickening 5 years after LAGB placement.
ACG Case Rep J 2015;3(1):26-28. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2015.90. Published: October 9, 2015.
We present a case of squamous dysplasia and early squamous carcinoma of the esophagus after esophagectomy
for esophageal adenocarcinoma. We briefly discuss mucosectomy and ablative therapy as potential treatment
Jessica Yan, MD1, Courtney Walker, DO1, and Pavani Chalasani, MD, MPH2
ACG Case Rep J 2015;3(1):29-30. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2015.91. Published: October 9, 2015.
Spontaneous paraesophageal hematoma (SPH) likely shares a common etiology with spontaneous intramural
esophageal hematoma (IEH). We present the first case of a spontaneous paraesophageal hematoma in a patient with hemophilia B.