Fungal esophagitis

Shu-Kai Zhan, Hong Chen, Xi Deng


The prevalence of fungal esophagitis (FE) has risen in various populations, with increased risk factors of the disease including HIV infection and the use of immunosuppressive agents. FE has been recognized increasingly over the last few decades. This article reviews the findings of recent studies and the conclusions of some mainstream guidelines to inform clinicians and researchers in this field.