A condition in which the cells lining the lower part of the esophagus have changed or been replaced with abnormal cells that could lead to cancer of the esophagus. The backing up of stomach contents (reflux) may irritate the esophagus and, over time, cause Barrett's esophagus.


Endoscopic image of Barrett's esophagus, which is the area of red mucos ...
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Gastrointestinal References
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Q&A: Barrett’s Esophagus
... What is Barrett’s esophagitis and how is it treated? Barrett''s esophagitis, also called Barrett’s esophagus, is an irritation in the lining of the esophagus caused by chronic reflux of the contents f...
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Barrett's Esophagus Articles

  • Barrett's Esophagus
    ... Barrett's esophagus is a condition in which the esophagus, the muscular tube that carries food and saliva from the mouth to the stomach, changes so that some of its lining is replaced by a type of...