Esophagus

Esophagus Digestive Disease Resources

Achalasia

Achalasia is a condition that causes the esophagus to have trouble moving food to the stomach.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Achalasia:

Barrett's Esophagus

Barrett’s Esophagus is a condition where the lining of the esophagus is damaged by stomach acid.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Barrett's Esophagus:

Cancer of the Esophagus (Esophageal Cancer)

Esophageal Cancer is cancer that starts in the esophagus.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Esophageal Cancer:

Difficulty Swallowing / Esophageal Strictures

Esophageal Stricture is a narrowing of the esophagus that can cause difficulty swallowing.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Esophageal Strictures:

Esophageal Varices

Esophageal Varices are enlarged veins in the esophagus that may break open and bleed.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Esophageal Varices:

Esophagitis

Esophagitis is the term used to indicate inflammation, irritation, or swelling of the esophagus.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Esophagitis:

Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)

GERD is a condition where the stomach contents move backwards from the stomach into the esophagus, causing irritation in the esophagus, heartburn, and other symptoms.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on GERD:

Hiatal Hernia

A Hiatal Hernia is a condition where part of the stomach extends through an opening of the diaphragm, which is a sheet of muscle, into the chest.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Hiatal Hernia:

Mallory-Weis Tear

A Mallory-Weis Tear occurs in the mucus membrane near where the lower part of the esophagus and upper part of the stomach join together.

Here are some resources to provide more in-depth information on Mallory-Weis Tear:

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