H Mehmet Sökmen

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BACKGROUND AND AIM Heterotopic gastric mucosal patch, which has a 0.1-10% frequency, is encountered when the cervical esophagus is examined carefully during endoscopy. In this study, we aimed to determine the prevalence of the patch in the cervical esophagus, to identify its macroscopic and histological characteristics and to evaluate demographic and(More)
Isolated case reports in which symptomatic hearing loss develops suddenly during the course of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have been reported, but the presence of subclinical sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) associated with IBD has been investigated in only two preliminary studies.In order to research this further, we aimed to investigate the presence(More)
Intussusception of the appendix is a rare occurrence. Due to the similarity of its symptoms with appendicitis, preoperative diagnosis of this condition is extremely difficult. In this report, we present appendiceal intussusception with histological melanosis coli that occurred in a patient on long-term anthranoid laxative use for chronic constipation.(More)
It is well-established that various drugs can induce esophageal and gastric mucosal injury. Generally neither motility disorder nor an anatomical stricture is found in such cases and the cause of mucosal injury is usually found to be inadequate fluid intake with medicine or consumption just prior to bedtime. Athough there are some case reports of(More)
OBJECTIVE Acid secretion produced by a heterotopic gastric mucosal patch (HGMP) in the proximal esophagus, instead of gastric acid, may be responsible for laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR), passing the upper esophageal sphincter. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of HGMP in the proximal esophagus in patients with posterior laryngitis(More)
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