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Hi The squamocolumnar junction (Z-line) is, by definition irregular, so describing an “irregular Z-line” provides little to no information..... if thats all your report says.
Often people with GERD get more irregularities of the Z-line than the normal person. You can have an irregular Z line with Barretts , with SIM , or with plain old GERD.... or without GERD .
When they inflate you with air during a routine endoscopy , sometimes this can make the z line look more irregular than it actually is. It could be your GIS perception, could be from GERD , or could be nothing.
We've had people on the board have one endoscopy where the z line looks normal and another endoscopy where it is reported as more irregular... and then normal again.
So basically it could mean something, or it could mean absolutely nothing.
Hers a good pic [url]http://www.gastro.com/Gastro/photography/gastroesophageal_junction.aspx[/url]