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Candida Esophagitis

Left: Whitish yeast colonies which may become confluent, and which may be associated with ulceration.

Right: 63 year-old man with gastric carcinoma on the left; 40 year-old woman with recurrent Candida esophagitis in whom an immune status evaluation was negative.

52 year-old woman receiving corticosteroids for lung disease, presenting with dysphagia. Typical whitish macules were seen proximally (left), with more severe inflammation and ulceration distally (right).

73 year-old woman with dysphagia and odynophagia. Confluent exudate with discoloration was noted in the proximal esophagus (left), with dense exudate extending to the squamocolumnar junction distally (right).

37 year-old man with HIV undergoing endoscopy for abdominal pain. Endoscopy revealed Candida esophagitis.

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