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Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD)

Overview

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is a test procedure to examine the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and first part of the small intestine. The procedure uses an endoscope. This is a flexible tube with a light and camera at the end. A biopsy can be taken through the endoscope of any suspicious areas that are seen.

Review Date 4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

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