Esophagus
Congenital anomalies
Atresia

Author: Elliot Weisenberg, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 10 January 2018, last major update August 2012

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Cite this page: Weisenberg, E. Atresia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/esophagusatresia.html. Accessed June 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
Diagrams / tables

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Classification

Common types

Operative repair

Diagnosis
  • Inability to pass a nasogastric tube
Case reports
Treatment
  • Surgery (early since incompatible with life) is usually successful but potential complications are GERD, esophagitis (J Pediatr Surg 2007;42:370) and tracheomalacia