Ectopic gastric mucosa in the lower esophagus that often becomes ulcerated (Barrett ulcer), leading to stricture formation (ESOPHAGEAL STENOSIS).
Disorders affecting the motor function of the upper or lower esophageal sphincters, the esophageal body, or a combination of these parts. The failure of the ...
Herniation of the lower esophagus and/or portion of the stomach through the esophageal hiatus.
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