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Disease characteristics

Excerpted from the GeneReview: Esophageal Atresia/Tracheoesophageal Fistula Overview
Esophageal atresia (EA) is a developmental defect of the upper gastrointestinal tract in which the continuity between the upper and lower esophagus is lost. EA can occur with or without tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF), an abnormal connection between the trachea and the esophagus.

Clinical features

  • Esophageal atresia
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula

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