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In immunocompromised cases, disseminated disease is common and can present with esophageal manifestations and symptoms that include dysphagia and chest pain. Esophageal infection may occur by hematogenous spread or direct extension from mediastinal lymph nodes. Endoscopically, the lesions appear as shallow ulcerations that range in size. Fistulae may be noted, as well as traction diverticula in the midesophagus secondary to scarring and retraction of mediastinal nodes (70). Extrinsic compression may be seen as well (71).
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