necrosis

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Synonyms for necrosis

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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In conclusion, acute esophageal necrosis or AEN is a rare condition with a high mortality rate that occurs most often in patients with multiple co-morbidities.
Microscopic examination demonstrated acute esophageal necrosis characterized by widespread mucosal sloughing, necrosis of residual mucosa, extensive submucosal edema, and an acute inflammatory infiltrate.
Acute esophageal necrosis and liver pathology, a rare combination.
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