GERD

Reflux esophagitis

What is reflux esophagitis? Reflux esophagitis is a medical condition associated with damage and inflammation on the inside of the esophagus. Another name for this condition is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). What are the symptoms of reflux esophagitis? Patients with reflux esophagitis may experience chest pain, difficulty swallowing food, and a burning sensation in the …
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Barrett’s esophagus

What is Barrett’s esophagus? Barrett’s esophagus is a non-cancerous condition where the cells that line the inside of the esophagus change to look like the cells that normally line the inside of the small intestine. Barrett’s esophagus is associated with long-standing acid reflux disease. The presence of an abnormal pattern of growth called dysplasia in …
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Esophagitis

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for esophagitis. by Shaheed Hakim, MD FRCPC, reviewed on November 11, 2020 Quick facts: Esophagitis is a medical condition where the cells that line the inside of the esophagus are injured or damaged. Esophagitis has many causes although the two most common causes are …
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