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Esophagus
Esophagitis
Reflux esophagitis / gastroesophageal reflux disease / GERD

Reviewer: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 June 2013, last major update October 2012
Copyright: (c) 2003-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Epidemiology
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Pathophysiology
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Etiology
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Clinical features
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Three stages of reflux esophagitis

Diagnosis
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Esophagogastric junction

Gross description
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Gross images
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Longitudinal ulcers

Micro description
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Micro images
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Basal cell hyperplasia and elongated papillae

Thin basal zone layer, papillae <50% epithelial thickness

Elongated papillae

Moderate basal cell hyperplasia

Marked neutrophilic infiltrate

Differential diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Esophagus > Esophagitis > Reflux esophagitis / gastroesophageal reflux disease / GERD


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