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High-grade congenital esophageal stenosis owing to a membranous diaphragm with tracheoesophageal fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16226967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Gross E-type congenital esophageal atresia associated with congenital esophageal stenosis is extremely rare. In a male infant born at 36 weeks of gestation, bubbly vomiting was noted after birth. X-ray films of the chest and abdomen showed coil-up sign of the nasogastric tube and gas in the stomach and small intestines were recognized, so gross C-type esophageal atresia was suspected and surgery was performed on the first day of life. Surgery revealed the presence of a tracheoesophageal fistula in the upper esophagus and membranous stenosis on the distal side.
Itsuro Nagae; Akihiko Tsuchida; Yoshihide Tanabe; Soshi Takahashi; Shintaro Minato; Tatsuya Aoki
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  40     ISSN:  1531-5037     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-17     Completed Date:  2006-03-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e11-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Third Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Esophageal Stenosis / etiology*,  surgery
Esophagus / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn
Tracheoesophageal Fistula / complications*,  surgery

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