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Bernstein test

[ bûrnstīn′, -stēn′ ]
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A test to establish that substernal pain is due to reflux esophagitis, performed by instillation of a weak solution of hydrochloric acid directly into the lower esophagus. The symptoms disappear when the acid solution is replaced by normal saline solution.acid perfusion test
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