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Newborn with imperforate anus, there was resistance during nasogastric tube insertion.
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Curling of the nasogastric tube in a dilated proximal esophagus suggesting esophageal atresia.
Gas is seen distally in the gastric cavity indicating a tracheo-esophageal fistula.
This case illustrates typical appearances of proximal esophageal atresia with distal tracheo-esophageal fistula due to the gas seen in the stomach most likely presenting the most common type C.