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Reflux esphagitis with ulcer hemorrhage
Reflux esphagitis with ulcer hemorrhage Stenosis
A gastroscopy for gastrointestinal hemorrhage revealed a superficial, longitudinal and bleeding esophageal ulcer. Longlasting reflux disease could as well be prooved by the tortuous distal esophagus as by the relative stenosis.
Therapeutic effect of acid suppression
day 1 day 8
Rapid healing with high dose acid suppression could be documented. To the left findings after 24 hours, to the right after 8 days. The patient was prescribed lifelong therapy with a proton pump inhibitor, the stenosis is presently not progressive and passage is well possible.