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Congenital Malformations of the Esophagus

Overview

Congenital anomalies of the esophagus comprise a diverse group of malformations. This chapter discusses embryology of the developing esophagus and esophageal anomalies secondary to its aberrant development.

The chapter also reviews major esophageal malformations as follows:

Esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula

Laryngotracheoesophageal cleft

Esophageal stenosis and webs

Foregut duplications

Congenital bronchopulmonary foregut malformations

Diverticulum of esophagus

Congenital short esophagus

An image depicting common types of esophageal atresia and/or tracheoesophageal fistula can be seen below.

Common types of esophageal atresia and/or tracheoe

Common types of esophageal atresia and/or tracheoesophageal (TE) fistula include (A) pure atresia of the esophagus, (B) esophageal atresia with proximal TE fistula, (C) esophageal atresia with distal TE fistula, (D) esophageal atresia with double fistula, and (E) H-type fistula.

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