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What does esophageal mucosal thickening mean?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: Usually reflux

The mucosa thickens to protect itself from stomach acid just as the sole of your foot thickens to protect itself under pressure or from a tight shoe.

In brief: Usually reflux

The mucosa thickens to protect itself from stomach acid just as the sole of your foot thickens to protect itself under pressure or from a tight shoe.
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