Acute esophageal necrosis, also known as "black esophagus syndrome", is a rare acute esophageal disease that is often associated with vomiting and upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. At present, little is known regarding the pathogenesis of this disease. We present the case of a 50-year-old white male patient with diabetic ketoacidosis suffering from acute esophageal necrosis with nausea and vomiting but without any clinical signs of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Black esophagus syndrome associated with diabetic ketoacidosis

RIGOLON, RICCARDO;FOSSA', Irene;TARGHER, Giovanni
2016-01-01

Abstract

Acute esophageal necrosis, also known as "black esophagus syndrome", is a rare acute esophageal disease that is often associated with vomiting and upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage. At present, little is known regarding the pathogenesis of this disease. We present the case of a 50-year-old white male patient with diabetic ketoacidosis suffering from acute esophageal necrosis with nausea and vomiting but without any clinical signs of upper gastrointestinal bleeding.
2016
Acute esophageal necrosis; Black esophagus syndrome; Diabetic ketoacidosis
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