Esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Unable to breastfeed.

Patient Data

Age: Neonate
Gender: Male

Dilated upper esophagus, demonstrating a blind ending pouch.

No distal passage of contrast to the middle and lower esophagus.

Gas filled bowel loops noted.

Case Discussion

The presence of distal tracheoesophageal fistula associated with esophageal atresia is the most common type of this anomaly.

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