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Barrett syndrome

Barrett syndrome: Introduction

Barrett syndrome: Barrett's syndrome refers to cellular changes in the lower portion of the oesophagus as a result of chronic reflux. The changes in the cells of the esophagus can lead to cancer of the esophagus (adenocarcinoma). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Barrett syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Barrett syndrome

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Barrett syndrome?

Barrett syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Barrett syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Barrett syndrome

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Barrett syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Barrett syndrome

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria in the gut. more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be more »

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Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better more »

Barrett syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Barrett syndrome

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Barrett syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Barrett syndrome

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Barrett syndrome: Animations

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Statistics for Barrett syndrome

Barrett syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Barrett syndrome:

Barrett syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Barrett syndrome, or a subtype of Barrett syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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