Esophagitis tuberculous

Esophagus / Conventional Radiography / Barium esophagography / There is compression (black arrows) of the upper thoracic esophagus with associated ulceration (white arrow) due to caseating tuberculous nodes that have eroded into the esophagus
Tuberculous esophagitis.There is compression (black arrows) of the upper thoracic esophagus with associated ulceration (white arrow) due to caseating tuberculous nodes that have eroded into the esophagus. (Courtesy of Alan Grundy, MD, London, England.)

Esophagus / Conventional Radiography / Barium esophagography / Two areas of irregular ulceration (arrows) in the midesophagus due to proven tuberculous esophagitis.
Tuberculous esophagitis.The initial esophagogram shows two areas of irregular ulceration (arrows) in the midesophagus due to proven tuberculous esophagitis. (From Savage PE, Grundy A: Oesophageal tuberculosis: An unusual cause of dysphagia. Br J Radiol 57:1153-1155, 1984.)

Esophagus / Conventional Radiography / Barium esophagography / There is diffuse esophagitis with several deep sinus tracks (arrows) extending anteriorly from the esophagus into the mediastinum.
Tuberculous esophagitis in a patient with AIDS.There is diffuse esophagitis with several deep sinus tracks (arrows) extending anteriorly from the esophagus into the mediastinum. (From Goodman P, Pinero SS, Rance RM, et al: Mycobacterial esophagitis in AIDS. Gastrointest Radiol 14:103-105, 1989.)

Esophagus / Conventional Radiography / Barium esophagography / After 6 months of antituberculous therapy shows healing of the ulcers
Tuberculous esophagitis.Another esophagogram after 6 months of antituberculous therapy shows healing of the ulcers. (From Savage PE, Grundy A: Oesophageal tuberculosis: An unusual cause of dysphagia. Br J Radiol 57:1153-1155, 1984.)

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