The two principal types of esophagitis are corrosive esophagitis and reflux esophagitis.
Corrosive esophagitis is caused by swallowing of caustic chemicals (acid or lye) accidentally or in a suicide attempt. The severity of the inflammation depends on the type, amount, and concentration of caustic chemical swallowed.
Immediately after swallowing such a chemical, there is severe...
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