noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the oesophagus.
- All trials used validated dyspepsia questionnaires and excluded patients with confirmed peptic ulcer disease or oesophagitis before enrolment.
- Patients with predominant epigastric pain without peptic ulcer disease or oesophagitis have functional dyspepsia.
- Complications seen in a hiatal hernia include aspiration pneumonia and peptic esophagitis with stricture.
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