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Barrett’s Esophagus

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Norman Barrett, a British surgeon first described this condition, hence it is named after him.Barrett’s esophagus is a condition where the inner lining of the esophagus changes to resemble the intestinal lining. It predisposes the patient to cancer.Following Barrett’s esophagus, some cells could show precancerous changes. This stage is called low-grade dysplasia. It could further progress to high-grade dysplasia and cancer.

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