Barrett's esophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the esophagus (the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach) is damaged by stomach acid. See also: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
Barrett's esophagus occurs when cells in the lining of the esophagus are damaged by exposure to acid from the stomach. Read about treatment...
Learn about the link between Barrett's esophagus and GERD, including causes and treatments.