Barrett's esophagus in children with cystic fibrosis: not a coincidental association.


Barrett's esophagus (BE) is a premalignant condition, and a recognized complication of severe gastroesophageal (GE) reflux. Children with cystic fibrosis (CF) have a marked predilection to develop GE reflux, but Barrett's esophagus is one complication of GE reflux not previously described in CF. We describe in detail two adolescents with CF who were found… (More)


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