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Barrett's esophagus with adenocarcinoma in scleroderma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6731415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The gastrointestinal manifestations of scleroderma are varied. Esophageal problems are common especially in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon. An adenocarcinoma complicating a Barrett's esophagus was identified in a patient with the CREST variant of scleroderma. The significance of this association and its relationship to chronic reflux esophagitis is discussed. Patients with scleroderma should be considered to be at an increased risk of developing this premalignant condition of the esophagus.
Authors:
M McKinley; P Sherlock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of gastroenterology     Volume:  79     ISSN:  0002-9270     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Gastroenterol.     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-17     Completed Date:  1984-07-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0421030     Medline TA:  Am J Gastroenterol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  438-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenocarcinoma / complications*,  surgery
Barrett Esophagus / complications*
Esophageal Diseases / complications*
Esophageal Neoplasms / complications*,  surgery
Esophagitis, Peptic / etiology
Esophagus / surgery
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Scleroderma, Localized / complications*

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