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Esophagus Misc.
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100

Causes of painless esophageal dysmotility.

What are achalasia and scleroderma?

100

Reflux, medications and eosinophilic esophagitis (EE).

What are non-infectious causes of esophagitis?

100

5 lifestyle/behavioral causes of GERD?

What are eating large meals, laying down soon after eating, wearing tight clothes, being overweight or obese, eating spicy, acidic or high-fat foods, consumption of caffeine, chocolate and alcohol, consumption of carbonated beverages, and smoking?

100

Treatment for Barrett's esophagus with dysplasia.

What is ablation?

100

When a portion of the stomach is superior to the diaphragm.  

What is a hiatal hernia?
200

The most common motility disorder with dysphagia to both liquids and solids.

What is achalasia?

200

A type of esophagitis believed to be allergically mediated.

What is eosinophilic esophagitis (EE)?

200

5 behavioral/lifestyle modifications to treat GERD?

What are elevating the head of the bed, not eating within 3 hours of bedtime, eating small, frequent meals, increasing physical activity, losing weight, avoidance of inciting foods, and smoking cessation?

200

An autoimmune cause of esophageal dysmotility.

What is scleroderma?

200

Type of shock that can result from a Mallory Weis tear or esophageal varices.

What is hypovolemic shock?

300

The gold standard study for esophageal dysmotility.

What is esophageal manometry?

300

Avoidance of inciting foods, nhaled steroids, montelukast, and PPI.

What are treatments of eosinophilic esophagitis (EE)?

300

The gold standard for diagnosis of GERD.

What is 24-hour oropharyngeal pH probe monitoring?

300

Halitosis, dysphagia, and regurgitation.

What are symptoms of esophageal diverticula?

300

The gold standard for diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis.

What is EGD with biopsy?

400

Typical finding of diffuse esophageal spasm (DES) on barium esophageal.

What is corkscrew appearance of the esophagus?

400

The hallmark symptom of infectious esophagitis.

What is odynophagia?

400

Indications for esophagastoduodenoscopy (EGD or upper endoscopy) in a patient with suspected or diagnosed GERD.

What are dysphagia, odynophagia, or failure to respond to PPI therapy?  Rule out cancer, infectious esophagitis, eosinophilic esophagitis and Barrett's.

400

A diverticulum superior to the cricopharyngeus muscle.

What is a Zenker's diverticulum?
400

30-60 minutes prior to breakfast.

What is the sig for PPI medications?

500

Non-pharmacologic management options for diffuse esophageal spasm (DES).

What are myotomy and balloon dilation?

500

Finding seen on barium esophageal associated with eosinophilic esophagitis (EE).

What is a ringed esophagus?

500

A syndrome associated with a gastric acid secreting tumor.

What is Zollinger-Ellison syndrome?

500

The primary cause of most esophageal varies.

What is portal hypertension?

500

Osteoporosis, dementia, and gastric polyps.

What are possible long-term complications from PPI therapy?

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