What organ is evaluated ?
What is the most common cause of infectious oesophagitis ?
Candida oesophagitis: Candida albicans is the most common cause of infectious esophagitis.
What does "shaggy oesophagus" describe?
"Shaggy oesophagus" is secondary to innumerable coalescent pseudomembranes and plaques, with trapping of barium between the lesions.
Irregular oesophagus or "shaggy" appearance caused by thick plaques with trapping of barium between them and decrease of lumen with irregular contours in the lower third.