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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 217-220

Esophageal melanosis due to mishri usage: A case with uncommon finding and rare etiology


Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. D.Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. D.Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Amol Sonyabapu Dahale
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Dr. D.Y Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Dr. D.Y Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijam.ijam_67_22

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Esophageal melanosis (EM) is a rare disease of the upper digestive system. We present a case series of two patients with EM who presented with dysphagia and had the habit of mishri consumption. Endoscopy showed black-pigmented spots involving the upper and mid esophagus. EM due to mishri consumption was a rare presentation as there were no cases reported till date. The following core competencies are addressed in this article: Patient care, Practice-based learning and improvement, Medical knowledge.


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