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Black esophagus: A case of acute esophageal necrosis associated with diabetic ketoacidosis
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  • Daisuke Kitawaki,
  • Atsushi Nishida,
  • Keitaro Sakai,
  • Yuji Owaki,
  • Kyohei Nishino,
  • Yoshika Noda,
  • Hirotsugu Imaeda
Daisuke Kitawaki
Nagahama City Hospital
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Atsushi Nishida
Nagahama City Hospital
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Keitaro Sakai
Nagahama City Hospital
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Yuji Owaki
Nagahama City Hospital
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Kyohei Nishino
Nagahama City Hospital
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Yoshika Noda
Nagahama City Hospital
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Hirotsugu Imaeda
Nagahama City Hospital
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Abstract

Acute esophageal necrosis (AEN), commonly referred to as “black esophagus”, is a rare clinical disease. Though AEN remains a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding, it is a potentially life-threatening condition. We present a case of AEN associated with diabetic ketoacidosis.