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Causes of Barrett's esophagus

Causes of Barrett's esophagus

The exact cause of Barrett's esophagus is not known but gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, acid reflux, or heartburn) is a major risk factor.

List of causes of Barrett's esophagus

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Barrett's esophagus) that could possibly cause Barrett's esophagus includes:

Barrett's esophagus: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Barrett's esophagus, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Barrett's esophagus:

Barrett's esophagus: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Barrett's esophagus: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Barrett's esophagus as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Barrett's esophagus as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Barrett's esophagus. Our database lists the following as having Barrett's esophagus as a complication of that condition:

Medical news summaries relating to Barrett's esophagus:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Barrett's esophagus:

Related information on causes of Barrett's esophagus:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Barrett's esophagus may be found in:


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