Chronic esophagitis and subsequent morphological changes of the esophageal mucosa in Barret's esophagus: A histolofgical study of esophagectomy specimens

@article{Nishimaki1994ChronicEA,
  title={Chronic esophagitis and subsequent morphological changes of the esophageal mucosa in Barret's esophagus: A histolofgical study of esophagectomy specimens},
  author={Tadashi Nishimaki and Arnulf H Hoelscher and Michael Schueler and Karen Becker and Terukazu Muto and Joerg Ruediger Siewert},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={1994},
  volume={24},
  pages={203-209}
}
Chronic esophagitis and the subsequent morphological changes of the esophageal mucosa were histologically studied in esophagectomy specimens from 15 patients with Barrett's esophagus. Basal layer hyperplasia with papillary elongation, intraepithelial eosinophils, and intraepithelial neutrophils were found in the squamous epithelium of all (100%), 7 (46.7%), and 14 (93.3%) of the 15 specimens, respectively. Moreover, a specialized type of Barrett's mucosa was found in the metaplastic columnar… CONTINUE READING
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