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Esophageal Disease

Joanna Odenthal
  1. Discuss the pathophysiology and symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD). Develop a differential diagnosis of other diseases that may mimic the symptoms of GERD.
  2. Understand the consequences of untreated GERD and the pathophysiology behind progression to Barrett's metaplasia and esophageal adenocarcinoma.
  3. Describe the presentation of esophageal motility disorders. List associated disease states and etiologies of motility disorders.
  4. Understand the pathophysiology of the structural esophageal defects including hiatal hernia, rings and webs, and diverticula.
  5. Describe various etiologies of esophagitis, including infectious and eosinophilic, and differentiate each based on symptoms and endoscopic findings.
AccessMedicine > Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20e > Diseases of the Esophagus
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AccessMedicine > Case Files: Surgery 5e > Case 14 > Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
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AccessMedicine > Graber and Wilbur’s Family Medicine Examination and Board Review, 4th Edition > Gastroenterology Case 7.01 > Gastroenterology Case 7.01
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 67 > Achalasia
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AccessMedicine > Pathophysiology of Disease Cases > Case 68 > Reflux Esophagitis
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AccessMedicine > Vanderbilt Internal Medicine and Pediatric Curriculum > 31 > Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
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