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Barretts syndrome

Barretts syndrome

(Science: syndrome) chronic peptic ulceration of the lower oesophagus, which is lined by columnar epithelium, resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia, acquired as a result of long-standing chronic oesophagitis; oesophageal stricture with reflux, and adenocarcinoma, also have been reported.

Synonym: barretts oesophagus.


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