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Gastroesophageal reflux disease in children.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23018071     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Reflux of gastric contents is common in young infants but usually self-limiting and not pathological. Gastroesophageal reflux disease refers to persistent reflux due to pathological factors that results in significant symptoms. Patients may exhibit oesophagitis, bleeding, nutritional failure, or respiratory problems. A high index of suspicion must thus be maintained for all patients. The aim of this article was to provide a concise review of the understanding of this disease, and also to discuss current diagnosis and management strategies for children with gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Authors:
X L Liu; K Ky Wong
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi / Hong Kong Academy of Medicine     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1024-2708     ISO Abbreviation:  Hong Kong Med J     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9512509     Medline TA:  Hong Kong Med J     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  421-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
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