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.

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