VACTERL

Case contributed by Dr Paul Smith
X-ray

Dysmorphic patient presenting with:

  • Multiple vertebral fusion abnormalities
  • congenital heart disease (VSD)
  • trache-oesphageal fistula with oesophageal atresia
  • plus rib fusion abnormalities and duodenal atresia.

The gas is thought to have passed into the distal bowel by bypassing the duodenal atresia via the accessory pancreatic duct and into the ampulla.

Case Discussion

Chest and abdominal x-ray of a patient with VACTERL.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 11122
Case created: 18th Oct 2010
Last edited: 18th Mar 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.