Esophageal atresia

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Esophageal atresia

Synonyms: CEA | Congenital esophageal atresia | EA/TEF | Esophageal atresia with or without trachea-esophageal fistula | Oesophageal atresia

A rare congenital malformation characterized by an interruption in the continuity of the esophagus with or without persistent communication with the trachea. The clinical presentation varies according to the anatomy and can lead to the inability to swallow or in the most severe cases respiratory distress.

Data from Orphanet are used to provide information on a disease's name, synonym(s), and overview.

Reference: Access aggregated data from Orphanet at Orphadata.

Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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