Gastrointestinal Radiology

, Volume 10, Issue 1, pp 325–329

Barrett's esophagus complicating scleroderma

Authors

  • Farooq P. Agha
    • Department of RadiologyUniversity of Michigan Hospitals
  • Lyubica Dabich
    • Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Michigan Hospitals
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF01893122

Cite this article as:
Agha, F.P. & Dabich, L. Gastrointest Radiol (1985) 10: 325. doi:10.1007/BF01893122

Abstract

Two patients with scleroderma whose esophageal involvement was associated with longstanding reflux esophagitis were found to also have Barrett's esophagus. Since Barrett's esophagus is a premalignant condition, these patients with scleroderma should be considered at high risk for the development of adenocarcinoma of the esophagus.

Key words

Esophagus, progressive systemic sclerosisSclerodermaBarrett's esophagusEsophagus, columnar lined
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