II. Pathophysiology

  1. Pill taken with minimal fluid lodges in mid-Esophagus, causing a local irritation or ulceration

III. Risk Factors

  1. Substances that increase Esophageal Reflux
    1. Alcohol
    2. Tobacco Abuse

V. Management

VI. Course

  1. Pain resolves spontaneously in 2-7 days

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