2008, Number 4
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ABSTRACTGastroesophageal reflux disease is one of the most common diagnoses in Pediatrics. However it has been demonstrated that percentage of patients who actually have the disease, is lower than 3%, making it one of the most over diagnosed diseases, and so on, with unnecessary treatment. The objective of this article is to define gastroesophageal reflux and gastroesophageal reflux disease, to identify the symptoms and propose a diagram of choices to facilitate the right diagnosis and treatment.
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