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The various degrees of differentiation toward gastric or intestinal epithelium seem to predispose to dysplasia and cancer

  • H. D. Appelmann
Conference paper

Abstract

For Barrett’s esophagus, what are the various degrees of differentiation toward gastric or intestinal epithelium which seem to predispose to dysplasia and cancer?

It has become clear that there are three basic types of mucosa which occur in Barrett’s esophagus, and not all of them occur in every case.

Keywords

Hiatal Hernia Cardiac Mucosa Metaplastic Epithelium Gastric Type Simple Columnar Epithelium 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. D. Appelmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Ann ArborUSA

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