Reflux esophagitis is a condition causing inflamation of the lining of the esophagus.This happens when there is a upward movement of the acid from the stomach due to weakness of the esophageal sphincter.
Animation in 3D that explains what causes 'heartburn' and its symptoms of pain behind the chest. The pain can sometimes mimic a heart attack. It shows how acid from the stomach can reflux back into the food pipe called esophagus.
Acid peptic diseases are a collective disorder affecting millions of people worldwide. A general description about its pathophysiology, symptoms, etiology, complications, diagnosis and treatment is given.