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Extraoesophageal manifestations of gastro-oesophageal reflux
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    Dental erosion as extraoesophageal manifestation of gastro-oesophageal reflux
    • Adolfo Benages, Professor of Gastroenterology
    • Other Contributors:
      • José V Muñoz, Vicente Sanchiz, Francisco Mora, Miguel Mínguez

    Dear Editor,

    Dental erosion can be considered as an extraoesophageal manifestation of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD). Many reports have implicated refluxed gastric acid as a cause or contributory factor in the development of extraoesophageal disorders (“atypical” symptoms related to GORD), but the presence of lesions in oral cavity in patients with acid reflux has been less studied. The association between...

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