Tubular duplication of the esophagus

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Tubular duplication of the esophagus

A rare non-syndromic congenital esophageal malformation characterized by a second structure with individual lumen and stratified squamous mucosa and muscularis mucosa lying within or adjacent to the true esophagus causing dysphagia nausea vomiting retrosternal pain and respiratory problems (stridor and recurrent pneumonia) and usually presenting in childhood.

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

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