Gastroesophageal reflux disease

Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

To view the entire topic, please or purchase a subscription.

Medicine Central™ is a quick-consult mobile and web resource that includes diagnosis, treatment, medications, and follow-up information on over 700 diseases and disorders, providing fast answers—anytime, anywhere. Explore these free sample topics:

Medicine Central

-- The first section of this topic is shown below --


  • Relaxation or incompetence of lower esophageal sphincter
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Abnormal acid clearance (esophageal peristalsis), eg, scleroderma
  • Impaired salivation (exacerbates gastroesophageal reflux disease), eg, Sjögren’s syndrome, anticholinergics, radiation
  • Delayed gastric emptying (exacerbates gastroesophageal reflux disease), eg, gastroparesis

-- To view the remaining sections of this topic, please or purchase a subscription --

Last updated: December 1, 2014