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BARRETT OESOPHAGUS

Replacement of squamous epithelium with columnar metaplasia in lower oesophagus, incidence: 2-10% of patients with reflux oesophagitis, associated with adenocarcinoma in 8-10% findings: big deep ulceration with or without stricture at distal/mid oesophagus, beautiful reticular pattern, commonly reflux, columnar epithelium secretes Tc-99m pertechnetate
periventricular fibres   perivertebral   perivesical   perivisceral   perivisceral cavity   perivisceritis   perivitelline   perivitelline space   (0)
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