Barrett syndrome

Bar·rett syn·drome

(bar'ĕt),
chronic peptic ulceration of the lower esophagus, which is lined by columnar epithelium, resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia, acquired as a result of long-standing chronic esophagitis; esophageal stricture with reflux, and adenocarcinoma, also have been reported. Associated with a 30-to-40 fold increased risk of adenocarcinoma.

Bar·rett syn·drome

, Barrett esophagus , Barrett metaplasia (bar'ĕt sin'drōm, ĕ-sof'ă-gŭs, met'ă-plā'zē-ă)
Chronic peptic ulceration of the lower esophagus, which is lined by columnar epithelium, resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia, acquired as a result of long-standing chronic esophagitis; esophageal stricture with reflux, and adenocarcinoma, also have been reported.

Barrett,

Norman Rupert, English surgeon, 1903-1979.
adenocarcinoma in Barrett esophagus - an adenocarcinoma arising in the lower third of the esophagus that has become columnar cell lined (Barrett mucosa) due to gastroesophageal reflux.
Barrett epithelium - columnar esophageal epithelium seen in Barrett syndrome.
Barrett esophagus - chronic peptic ulceration of the lower esophagus acquired as a result of long-standing chronic esophagitis. Synonym(s): Barrett syndrome; Barrett ulcer
Barrett syndrome - Synonym(s): Barrett esophagus
Barrett ulcer - Synonym(s): Barrett esophagus
Eagle-Barrett syndrome - Synonym(s): prune belly syndrome

Bar·rett syn·drome

, Barrett esophagus , Barrett metaplasia (bar'ĕt sin'drōm, ĕ-sof'ă-gŭs, met'ă-plā'zē-ă)
Chronic peptic ulceration of the lower esophagus, which is lined by columnar epithelium, resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia, acquired as a result of long-standing chronic esophagitis.
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Johnson, now 67, was diagnosed with Barrett syndrome, where the body's immune system attacks the nervous system and often causes cancer.
The operation should transform Nathan's life who suffers from Eagle Barrett Syndrome, which causes kidney problems and weak abdominal muscles.
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The band had to cancel gigs in 2009 after Brian was diagnosed with Barrett Syndrome, a condition that can lead to throat cancer.
Nathan was born with Eagle Barrett Syndrome ( a rare disease affecting one person in 40,000 ( which weakens abdominal muscles and causes kidney problems.
Eight-year-old Nathan Mullen needs an operation after being born with Eagle Barrett Syndrome, which affects one in 40,000 newborns in the world.
Caroline Mullen, from Jarrow, South Tyneside, nominated her family of six after they coped with losing youngest daughter Bethany at just two months to sudden infant death syndrome and because of the bravery of son Nathan, who was born with rare Eagles Barrett syndrome and was diagnosed with extreme hyper-mobility.