Alstott James, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Alstott James

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Cytomegalovirus esophagitis

Cytomegalovirus esophagitis I. What every physician needs to know. Cytomegalovirus (CMV) esophagitis is most commonly a disease of patients who are immunocompromised. It should be suspected in an immunocompromised patient with odynophagia, persistent central chest/epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, and/or hematemesis. It is most commonly related to reactivation of the virus in individuals infected, often asymptomatically,…

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