Esophagitis

Esophagitis is an inflammation of the esophagus, which is the tube from the throat to the stomach, also called the “gullet”. The esophagus can be inflamed by chemicals, by infection, and by the stomach acid in reflux. Chemical esophagitis is caused by accidentally swallowing corrosive chemicals. Narrowing of the esophagus ...

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Introduction: Esophagitis

Esophagitis is inflammation in the esophagus. Adults who have chronic esophagitis over many years are more likely to develop precancerous changes in the esophagus. ...Source: NIDDK (NIH)1 ...

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Causes List: Esophagitis

Some of the causes of the condition may include:2 Causes of Esophagitis:

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Causes List for Esophagitis

Some possible causes of Esophagitis or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Esophagitis

Some types of this condition may include:4 Types of esophagitis:

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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: Oesophagitis ...Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH)5 ...

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References

  1. Source: NIDDK (NIH): niddk.nih.gov/ health-information/ health-topics/ digestive-diseases/ ger-and-gerd-in-adults/ Pages/ all-content.aspx
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Disease Ontology
  5. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ C1963106/ 

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