Heterotopic gastric mucosa of the esophagus.


We have described three patients with heterotopic gastric mucosa of the proximal esophagus, which has been recognized by pathologists since the early 19th century. In contrast to Barrett's esophagus, which is now known as an acquired metaplastic lesion of the esophagus, this mucosa is believed to be a remnant of incomplete epithelialization of the esophagus… (More)


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@article{Wang1986HeterotopicGM, title={Heterotopic gastric mucosa of the esophagus.}, author={Millie M Wang and Michelle Spear and W R McGrew}, journal={Southern medical journal}, year={1986}, volume={79 5}, pages={633-5} }