Oesophageal atresia (classification)

Oesophageal atresia is closely related to tracheo-oesophageal fistula and can be divided into1:

  • type A: isolated oesophageal atresia (8%)
  • type B: proximal fistula with distal atresia (1%)
  • type C: proximal atresia with distal fistula (85%)
  • type D: double fistula with intervening atresia (1%)
  • type E: isolated fistula (H-type) (4%)

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Eesophageal atresia classification
  • Tracheo-oesophageal fistula classification
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula classification

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