When must we consider reflux esophagitis?

  • B. Millat
  • J. P. Pignon
Conference paper

Abstract

The concept of esophagitis as a result of the digestive action of gastric juice on the esophageal mucosa was published in 1934 by Hamperl in the German literature and in 1935 by Winkelstein, a New York city physician [16, 46]. The term reflux esophagitis was introduced by Allison [1].

Keywords

Anemia Gastritis Esophagitis Benz Weinstein 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Millat
    • 1
  • J. P. Pignon
    • 1
  1. 1.ParisFrance

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