Disease Information for Endoscopy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Scratchy throat/Dry throat
Sensation/throat/foreign body
Vasovagal activation/parasympathetic tone/Signs
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Barret's esophagus
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Mediastinitis, acute
Perforated/ruptured esophagus
Phlegmonous esophagitis
Upper GI bleeding
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Intestinal disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Process
PROCESS/Iatrogenic (category)
PROCESS/Procedure/invasive (ex)
Definition

The use of a thin, lighted tube (called an endoscope) to examine the inside of the body.

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External Links Related to Endoscopy
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PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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