How is radiation and chemoradiation esophagitis treated?

Updated: May 28, 2020
  • Author: Deepika Devuni, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Healing may not occur for several months after cessation of radiation therapy. Treatment is with viscous lidocaine and sucralfate. Stricture formation is a common complication and may require endoscopy for dilation.


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