Does the persistence of histologic signs suggest that other factors than acidity could occur?

  • Ch. Fontolliet
  • D. Gardiol
  • Ph. Monnier
  • J. B. Ollyo
  • M. Savary
Conference paper


Various histologic features have been described in connection with reflux esophagitis. In particular, these include hyperplasia of the basal layer, elongation of the vascular connective tissue papihae, infiltration of the lamina propria by lympho-plasmocytes [3] or by neutrophil and/or eosinophil granulocytes [8, 9, 12] and vascular changes [1,4].


Gastroesophageal Reflux Lamina Propria Reflux Esophagitis Columnar Epithelium Hiatal Hernia Repair 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Fontolliet
    • 1
  • D. Gardiol
    • 1
  • Ph. Monnier
    • 1
  • J. B. Ollyo
    • 1
  • M. Savary
    • 1
  1. 1.LausanneSwitzerland

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