Oesophageal atresia with tracheo-oesophageal fistula

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

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Patient Data

Age: Neonate

Case Discussion

Lucency in the midline of the lower neck / thoracic inlet consistent with dilated upper oesophagus. This contains a looped tube representing a failed attempt at passing a nasoenteric tube. There is gas within the bowel with the stomach being particularly distended.

Findings are those of oesophageal atresia with distal tracheo-oesophageal fistula.

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Case Information

rID: 9858
Case created: 28th May 2010
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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