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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Barretts's oesophagus : more about... anatomical pathology

Volume 30, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-2170
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Abstract

Barrett's oesophagus (BO) is defined as the occurrence of metaplastic, specialised columnar epithelium lining the distal part of the oesophagus. Evidence points to this as a metaplastic condition in reaction to ulceration and re-epithelialisation, the columnar epithelium replacing the normal stratified squamous epithelium.

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2012-02-01
2017-02-28

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