Disease Information for Esophagitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Acute Chest Pain
Acute Chest Pain in Children
Acute Chest Pain in Elderly
Chest Pain
Chest Pain in Children
Chest pain releved by nitroglycerin
Chest pain to throat
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Nocturnal angina/heart patient/complaint
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal pain/triggered by alcohol
Belching/Eructation/Aerophagia
Blood in stool
Chest discomfort/after eating/eating fast
Chronic Abdominal Pain
Coffee ground vomitus
Dysphagia Cold liquids
Dysphagia for solids
Dysphagia Intermittant
Dysphagia Swallowing Difficulties
Esophagus Pain
Esophagus pain after eating Beef/meat meal
Heartburn/Pyrosis
Hiccough/Hiccups
Odynophagia in Elderly
Odynophagia/Pain on swallowing/Phagadynia
Recurrent Abdominal Pain
Regurgitation
Symptom Relief with Eating
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Waterbrash
Bronchospasm signs
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Wheezing
Non-localized shoulder area pain
Hoarseness
Nocturnal choking/SOB episodes
Sore throat/Pharyngitis
Sore Throat/Throat Pain
Throat Conditions
Voice change/disturbance/Unusual
Nocturnal awakenings Events Phenomenon
Referred ear Pain Otalgia
Disease Progression
Course/Benign course/disorder
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Recent Event
Recent/Aspirin treatment/large amount
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Barret's esophagus
Patient/GERD/Esophageal reflux
Patient/Hiatus hernia
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Esophagoscopy/abnormality
TEST/Esophageal acid perfusion/Abnormal
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Cardiac Stress Thallium/Sestimibi scan/Normal
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Non-specific ST-T Wave changes (ECG)
EKG/Normal (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Normal chest film
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Esophagus lesion children
UGI/Esophagus motility disorder
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Angina pectoris
Cholelithiasis
Dissecting aortic aneurysm
Hiatus hernia, esophagus
Sleep apnea/obstructive type
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute Gastric Acid Aspiration Syndrome
Asthma
Barrett's esophagus syndrome
Esophageal spasm/dysmotility
Esophagitis
Esophagitis, reflux/GERD
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Iron deficiency anemia
Pneumonia, aspiration
Pneumonia, gram negative
Pneumonia, recurrent
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Upper GI Bleeding in children
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Tobacco smoking
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Esophagus involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Esophagogastric junction disorder
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Process
PROCESS/Vegetative-Autonomic/Endocrine (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antacids
Other Treatments
TX/Avoid caffeine
Definition

Inflammation of the esophagus (the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach).

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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