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J Korean Soc Radiol. 2018 Jul;79(1):45-49. English. Case Report.
Shin HS , Kim SS , Kim JH .
Department of Radiology, Chungnam National University Hospital, Chungnam National University School of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea.

Phlegmonous esophagitis, a rare and life-threatening disorder, is characterized by bacterial infection of the submucosal and muscularis layers of the esophagus. Herein we report a case of acute phlegmonous esophagitis with mediastinitis complicated by an esophageal perforation in a patient with diabetes mellitus and alcoholic liver cirrhosis.

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