What is the pathophysiology of tuberculous esophagitis?

Updated: May 02, 2019
  • Author: Deepika Devuni, MBBS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Answer

In tuberculous esophagitis, the esophagus is usually involved by erosion of the involved mediastinal lymph nodes abutting the esophagus.

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