Esophageal atresia

Esophageal atresia: esophagus does not develop properly.

A condition where the upper and lower ends of the esophagus (the swallowing tube leading from the mouth to the stomach) are not connected.

Often associated with tracheal defects (involving the breathing tube connecting the mouth and lungs). congenital malformation in which the gullet ends in a blind pouch and does not communicate with the stomach.

 

 

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