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Normal oesophagus cell desquamation normal cell proliferation and migration dividing cells reflux oesophagitis increased cell desquamation increased cell proliferation and migration elongated connective tissue papillae increased cell division cardiomyotomy/operation) to weaken the sphincter. Reflux is common after surgery unless a fundoplication is also performed. Achalasia is a risk factor for squamous carcinoma of the oesophagus. Hiatus hernia Hiatus hernia describes the herniation of part of the stomach through the diaphragm.

It is also stimulated by caffeine, through the activation of cyclic AMP. Both Hþ and Cl– are actively transported by different ion pumps in the parietal cell membrane. Intrinsic factor Intrinsic factor (IF) is made in the parietal cells of the stomach; it is a glycoprotein vital for the absorption of vitamin B12 via receptors for IF-B12 in the terminal ileum. Without intrinsic factor, vitamin B12 is digested in the intestine and not absorbed. R-proteins in the saliva and stomach protect vitamin B12 until it is absorbed.

Oral candidiasis (thrush) Candidiasis is a fungal infection caused by the yeast Candida albicans; it looks similar to leucoplakia (see later), but unlike leucoplakia it can be scraped off with a spatula. g. after broad-spectrum antibiotic therapy). Therefore, these commensals can act as opportunists. Candidiasis is common in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) patients, in whom it may also cause lesions in the oesophagus. Oral infections respond well to nystatin, or oral fluconazole. Systemic infections require parenteral therapy with amphotericin or ketoconazole for up to 3 weeks.

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