Esofagopatia chagásica complicada com esôfago de Barrett
GED - Gastrenterologia Endoscopia Digestiva, v. 22, n. 6, p. 257-260, 2003.
Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is an uncommon condition in chagasic esophagopathy not previously treated. In this report, a case of chagasic esophagopathy associated to GERD and complicated with Barrett's esophagus is described. Potential pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying the condition are presented and commented.