Revista médica de Chile
versión impresa ISSN 0034-9887
PETRUZZI, Massimo et al. Oral stigmatic lesions of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): Informe de un caso. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2012, vol.140, n.7, pp.915-918. ISSN 0034-9887. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0034-98872012000700014.
Patients with gastroesophageal reflux may have extra-esophageal manifestations. We report a 46 years old ex-smoker woman presenting with a sensation of burning mouth, xerostomia and glossitis. The patient had a history of heartburn, dysphonia and cough. Mouth examination showed a bad hygiene and abundant accumulation of plaque. Esophageal pH measurement was abnormal. Laryngoscopy showed a posterior laryngeal inflammation and mucous secretion. With these data, a diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux was reached.
Palabras clave : Gastroesophageal reflux; Oral hygiene; Pathology; oral.