A change in the of the that lines the bottom of the . The esophagus may become irritated when the contents of the back up (reflux). Reflux that happens often over a period of time can lead to Barrett’s esophagus.
About Barrett’s Esophagus
What is Barrett’s ?
Are people with Barrett’s more likely to develop ?
People with Barrett’s are more likely to develop a rare type of called esophageal .
The risk of esophageal in people with Barrett’s is about 0.5 percent per year. Typically, before this develops, precancerous appear in the Barrett’s . Doctors call this condition and classify the dysplasia as low grade or high grade.
You may have Barrett’s for many years before develops….