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Coexisting congenital diaphragmatic hernia, esophageal atresia, and tracheoesophageal fistula: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18828268     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Esophageal atresia (EA) with or without tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) and congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) are two relatively common neonatal conditions. The coexistence of the two conditions in the same newborn is extremely rare. This is a case report of a newborn with CDH and concurrent EA and TEF. Aspects of diagnosis and the literature on the subject are also reviewed.
Ahmed H Al-Salem; Hussain Alkhuwaher
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International surgery     Volume:  93     ISSN:  0020-8868     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Surg     Publication Date:    2008 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-02     Completed Date:  2008-12-16     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0043524     Medline TA:  Int Surg     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department Of Surgery, Qatif Central Hospital, Qatif, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Atresia / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Hernia, Diaphragmatic / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Infant, Newborn
Tracheoesophageal Fistula / congenital*,  diagnosis,  surgery

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