oesophagitis


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Related to oesophagitis: Reflux oesophagitis, hiatus hernia

oesophagitis

(iːˌsɒfəˈdʒaɪtɪs) or

esophagitis

n
(Pathology) a condition that is characterized by pain and swelling of the oesophagus
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Noun1.oesophagitis - inflammation of the esophagus; often caused by gastroesophageal reflux
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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Pamela Midgley, from Castle Bromwich, has an degenerative eye disease, arthritis, asthma, clinical depression and oesophagitis, an inflammation of the gullet that can cause ulcers.
Dysphagia due to benign oesophageal stricture is commonly the result of acute oesophagitis followed by chronic transmural oesophagitis and subsequent fibrosis.
Reflux oesophagitis or GORD where the acidic stomach contents regurgitate into your gullet, causing inflammation with scarring, making swallowing difficult.
13, 15] Viral oesophagitis, especially due to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, and idiopathic oesophageal ulcers are also important causes of oesophageal strictures in HIV-infected children.
Presence of reflux oesophagitis, any growth in stomach or duodenum, and any disease outside the stomach were excluded from this study.
Ian has eosinophilic oesophagitis, an allergic inflammatory condition of the oesophagus.
Her special interest in the area of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) began in 2010 when her daughter was diagnosed with eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE).
It may interfere with oesophageal motility, obstruct food passage, proximal oesophageal distention and causes oesophagitis (Augusto, 2004).
Oxidative stress is more important than acid in the pathogenesis of reflux oesophagitis in rats.
She had already undergone an upper GI endoscopy which showed oesophagitis and ulceration; biopsies were within normal limits.
The patient was admitted to the hospital with an acute heart failure (class IV NYHA) and the cause for his condition was unknown (earlier the patient complained about oesophagitis, fever, intensifying problems with hearing and sight).
Furthermore, reflux oesophagitis in combination with fluctuations in gastric PH is a recent newcomer to the possible causes at the physiological level (Devitt, 1991, pp.