Shervin Shafa, MD1,2, Neil Sharma, MD1,3, Jonathan Keshishian, MD3, and Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH1
ACG Case Rep J 2016;3(2):88-91. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2016.9. Published online: January 20, 2016.
We present a series of cases of acute esophageal necrosis along with a video of a case showing the severity of necrosis of the esophageal mucosa; an orogastric tube easily passed through the esophageal lumen and into the right hemithorax.
Mark Malamood, MD1, Gregory Bernstein, MD2, Zubair Malik, MD2, and Malini Mathur, MD2
ACG Case Rep J 2016;3(2):92-94. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2016.10. Published online: January 20, 2016.
A 24-year-old man with sickle cell anemia presented with fatigue, dark stool, and coffee ground emesis. He had large esophageal varices caused by diffuse splanchnic venous thrombosis, and his only risk factor for hypercoagulability was sickle cell anemia.
Ernest L. DiGiovanni, DO1, Anne L. Champeaux, MD2, May R. Arroyo, MD2, and Joel E. Richter, MD, FACP, MACG3
ACG Case Rep J 2016;3(2):95-97. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2016.11. Published online: January 20, 2016.
We present a case of proton pump inhibitor-responsive eosinophilic esophagitis (PPI-REE) in a patient with severe dysphagia and markedly elevated baseline esophageal eosinophilia that was previously deemed unresponsive to PPI.
Peter Stein, MD, Alexander Brun, MD, Hina Zaidi, MD, Divyesh V. Sejpal, MD, and Arvind J. Trindade, MD
ACG Case Rep J 2016;3(2):98-100. http://dx.doi.org/10.14309/crj.2016.12. Published online: January 20, 2016.
We report a case of a 51-year-old woman with an esophageal lichen planus (ELP) stricture refractory to medical therapy and endoscopic stricture dilation. A multidisciplinary decision was made to place an esophageal fully covered metal stent.