reflux esophagitis


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Related to reflux esophagitis: acid reflux, GERD, gastroesophageal reflux disease

esophagitis

 [ĕ-sof″ah-ji´tis]
inflammation of the esophagus.
peptic esophagitis (reflux esophagitis) a chronic, potentially life-threatening disease manifested by the various sequelae associated with reflux of the stomach and duodenal contents into the esophagus (gastroesophageal reflux); it is often accompanied by heartburn and regurgitation, although not all patients with those symptoms have pathologic changes. It may occur as a primary condition or be associated with other diseases such as hiatal hernia.

re·flux e·soph·a·gi·tis

, peptic esophagitis
inflammation of the lower esophagus from regurgitation of acid gastric contents, usually due to malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter; symptoms include substernal pain, "heartburn," and regurgitation of acid juice.

reflux esophagitis

esophageal irritation and inflammation that result from reflux of the stomach contents into the esophagus. See also gastroesophageal reflux.
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Reflux esophagitis: endoscopic view

reflux esophagitis

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, see there.

re·flux e·soph·a·gi·tis

, peptic esophagitis (rē'flŭks ĕ-sof'ă-jī'tis, pep'tik)
Inflammation of the lower esophagus resulting from regurgitation of acid gastric contents, usually due to malfunction of the lower esophageal sphincter; symptoms include substernal pain, heartburn, and regurgitation of acid juice.

Reflux esophagitis

Inflammation of the lower esophagus caused by the backflow of stomach contents.
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re·flux e·soph·a·gi·tis

, peptic esophagitis (rē'flŭks ĕ-sof'ă-jī'tis, pep'tik)
Inflammation of lower esophagus due to regurgitation of acid gastric contents, usually due to malfunction of lower esophageal sphincter; symptoms include substernal pain, "heartburn," and regurgitation of acid.

esophagitis

inflammation of the esophagus. Primary esophagitis, caused by physical irritants, causes spasm and obstruction, with pain on swallowing or palpation, profuse salivation, regurgitation of slimy, blood-stained saliva and feed, and may lead to stricture formation. Esophagitis also occurs commonly in ruminants as a secondary lesion in diseases characterized by erosive and vesicular lesions of the alimentary tract. Gastric reflux, invasion of the esophageal wall by Hypoderma spp., thallotoxicosis and paraquat poisoning are other causes.

peptic esophagitis
inflammation of the esophagus due to a reflux of acid and pepsin from the stomach; occurs particularly in dogs and cats while under general anesthesia. Called also reflux esophagitis.
reflux esophagitis
see peptic esophagitis (above).
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36) They almost always develop in the region of a peptic stricture and most likely result from longitudinal scarring and shortening of the esophagus due to chronic reflux esophagitis (see Figure 19).
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In Japan, Pariet is indicated for multiple uses, including for the treatment of gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, reflux esophagitis, non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease, and as an adjunctive therapy in various types of Helicobacter pylori (H.
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pantoprazole magnesium) is a proton pump inhibitor used for the treatment of reflux esophagitis, gastric and duodenal ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison-Syndrome and other pathological hypersecretory conditions.
Reflux esophagitis is a known risk factor for esophageal cancer, but it is not known whether bisphosphonate-associated esophagitis also predisposes patients to develop gastric cancer, said Chris R.
As with reflux esophagitis which accompanies mucosal injuries to the esophagus, non-erosive GERD is typified by severe heartburn and a significant decline in quality of life.
Reflux esophagitis describes a subset of GERD patients with histopathologic evidence of esophageal injury.
Because her dyspepsia continued to bother her to some extent, she was further submitted to esophagogastric endoscopy, which detected chronic gastritis and reflux esophagitis.