Extra-esophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux.

  title={Extra-esophageal manifestations of gastroesophageal reflux.},
  author={Farnoosh Farrokhi and Michael Fredrick Vaezi},
  journal={Oral diseases},
  volume={13 4},
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common medical condition affecting approximately 35-40% of the adult population in the western world. The role of GERD in causing extra-esophageal symptoms including laryngitis, asthma, cough, chest pain, and dental erosions is increasingly recognized with renewed interest among gastroenterologists and other specialists. Direct injury by mucosal contact, and vagally mediated reflex from distal esophageal acid exposure are the two possible mechanisms… CONTINUE READING


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