Tag: Esophagitis

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease

    Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is defined by the passage of a portion of the gastric contents into the esophagus. This phenomenon is usually accompanied by recognizable symptoms in the interrogation. Reflux can be complicated by esophageal damage: reflux esophagitis of varying severity, but which may be complicated by stricture, bleeding, or columnar metaplasia of the…

  • Esophagitis / Diverticula

    Esophagitis / Diverticula

    A- Know the main agents responsible for caustic esophagitis and the principles of its therapeutic management: The main agents are the bases (liquefying necrosis extent in depth), acids (most severe necrotic lesions in the stomach). Some bases are associated with a surfactant (very severe necrosis) or liquid (respiratory lesions). The caustic ingestion required emergency hospitalization.…

  • Dysphagia


    Dysphagia is defined as discomfort during food intake.Habitually one distinguishes dysphagia oropharyngeal and esophageal dysphagia. They can move gradually or acutely. In chronic progressive dysphagia installation, diagnostics eliminate first is that of a tumor pathology, ENT or esophageal. DIAGNOSIS: Examination: The first approach of dysphagia must be a careful examination that first defines the sharp,…