Esophageal atresia with distal tracheo-esophageal fistula

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz

Presentation

Difficulty in feeding

Patient Data

Age: neonate
Gender: Male

There is curling of a nasogastric tube in the superior mediastinum with gas seen in the stomach and small bowel loops representing proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheo-esophageal fistula.

Case Discussion

Proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheo-esophageal fistula is the most common type of tracheo-esophageal fistula accounting for 85% of cases.

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Case information

rID: 60367
Published: 20th May 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Liaquat National Hospital

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