Not just in children (Book)

June 2004
Gut;Jun2004, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p911
This article focuses on a study, that examined an emerging problem with unique esophageal features. Patients with dysphagia but a seemingly normal endoscopy pose diagnostic and management problems and are often labeled as suffering from refractory gastro-oesophageal reflux disease despite lack of convincing evidence. These features occurred in the absence of endoscopic or histological evidence of acid reflux injury. A further notable finding was the extensive mucosal disruption or "fracturing" seen after dilatation.


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