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An infrequent cause of misdiagnosis in esophageal atresia.

Authors
  • Celayir, Ayşenur Cerrah
  • Erdoğan, Ergun
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2003
Volume
38
Issue
9
Pages
1389–1389
Identifiers
PMID: 14523826
Source
Medline
License
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Abstract

Inability to pass an oral tube in infants with esophageal atresia often leads to the diagnosis of this anomaly. This report describes an infant with a delay in diagnosis resulting from initial passage of an oral tube through a distal tracheoesophageal fistula into the stomach.

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