Sep 1, 1977

Doxycycline esophageal ulcers

The American Journal of Digestive Diseases
R Schneider


Two patients developed acute esophageal ulceration after ingestion of doxycycline hyclate. Despite vigorous investigation no evidence was found to support a viral etiology. The ulcers are postulated to result from close contact between the capsules and the esophageal mucosa.

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Marginal Ulcer
Esophageal Diseases
Acute Disease

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