TITLE

A congenital proximal tracheoesophageal fistula 14 years after surgical repair of esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula

AUTHOR(S)
Tamay, Zeynep; Güler, Nermin; Kılıç, Gürkan; Gün, Feryal; Çelik, Aleaddin; Yekeler, Ensar
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Turkish Journal of Pediatrics;2008, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p299
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Congenital esophageal atresia with proximal and distal tracheoesophageal fistula occurs very rarely. This report describes late diagnosis of a congenital proximal fistula in a 14-year-old girl who underwent surgical repair of a congenital esophageal atresia with distal tracheoesophageal fistula on her first day of life and suffered recurrent bouts of lower airway infections and chronic cough, with the diagnosis of asthma in later childhood.
ACCESSION #
34101720

 

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