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Congenital Abnormalities

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Esophageal atresia/stenosis » Thorax Q39.-

Definition:

A congenital malformation characterized by absence of continuity or narrowing of the esophagus, with or without tracheal fistula. Includes tracheoesophageal fistula with or without mention of atresia or stenosis of esophagus.

Notes:

See directed semiology: Esophageal catheter.

Image:

Image 1 Figure showing 5 clinically relevant types of esophageal atresia. Image 2 Photo 1: Esophageal atresia without fistula Q39.0 Photo 2: Esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula Q39.1.

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