Esophageal and Gastric Involvement in Systemic and Cutaneous Diseases

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Esophageal and gastric manifestations in systemic and cutaneous diseases vary a great deal. Some patients have debilitating symptoms, while others may be minimal symptoms with impaired physiologic function. Some patients may be asymptomatic but at risk for developing cancer. In this chapter, the esophageal and gastric manifestations of the connective tissue, endocrine, inflammatory, neuromuscular, and cutaneous diseases are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Subtitle of host publicationEsophagus and Stomach
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405182737
StatePublished - Aug 31 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Amyloidosis
  • Behçet disease
  • Chagas disease
  • Crohn disease
  • Hyperkeratosis
  • Inflammatory myopathy
  • Paraneoplastic syndrome
  • Pemphigoid
  • Pemphigus
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Wo, J. M. (2010). Esophageal and Gastric Involvement in Systemic and Cutaneous Diseases. In Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Esophagus and Stomach (pp. 412-424). Wiley-Blackwell.