Gastroesophageal reflux disease beyond infancy.

  title={Gastroesophageal reflux disease beyond infancy.},
  author={Yu-Cheng Lin and Y. -S. Ni and M. -O. Chang},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  volume={46 5},
BACKGROUND Children beyond infancy (>12 months of age) rarely have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Underlying diseases may contribute to the persistence of GERD from infancy to childhood. This study compares the clinical course of children with GERD with and without underlying diseases. METHODS The authors studied the role of underlying diseases… CONTINUE READING