Kelley Wachsberg

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Pancreatic abscess; Infections of the pancreas

Pancreatic abscess; Infections of the Pancreas . Acute pancreatitis can be associated with infectious complications. Early in the course of acute pancreatitis it is often difficult to differentiate the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS) that occurs due to pancreatitis itself from that related to the development of infection. Infectious complications of acute pancreatitis typically occur…

Candidal esophagitis

Candidal Esophagitis I. What every physician needs to know. Candidal esophagitis is a condition most commonly seen in the immunocompromised and those with esophageal motility disorders. Reasons for increased susceptibility in these patient populations include increased fungal burden and the breakdown of normal mucosal barriers. Candida albicans is almost always the causative organism. The key…

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