May squamous cell carcinoma occur in Barrett’s mucosa?

  • H. D. Appelman
Conference paper


Barrett’s mucosa can occasionally undergo regression with regrowth of squamous epithelium over the columnar epithelium. This then becomes a squamous metaplasia occurring in an area of columnar metaplasia.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. D. Appelman
    • 1
  1. 1.Ann ArborUSA

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