What Causes Esophageal Polyps?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 25, 2020 12:12:27 PM ET

Esophageal polyps are most commonly caused by erosive esophagitis, ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux and reflux esophagitis, according to LearningRadiology.com. Four different types of esophageal polyps, or polyp-like lesions in the esophagus, have been identified by medical science.

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