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Esophageal atresia

Esophageal atresia: Introduction

Esophageal atresia: A rare birth defect where the esophagus is not connected to the stomach. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Esophageal atresia is available below.

Symptoms of Esophageal atresia

Treatments for Esophageal atresia

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Esophageal atresia?

Esophageal atresia: Related Patient Stories

Diagnostic Tests for Esophageal atresia

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Esophageal atresia: Complications

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Causes of Esophageal atresia

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Disease Topics Related To Esophageal atresia

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Esophageal atresia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Esophageal atresia

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill the "good" bacteria more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, more »

Esophageal atresia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Esophageal atresia

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Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Esophageal atresia, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Esophageal atresia: Rare Types

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Latest Treatments for Esophageal atresia

Evidence Based Medicine Research for Esophageal atresia

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Esophageal atresia: Animations

Research about Esophageal atresia

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Clinical Trials for Esophageal atresia

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Statistics for Esophageal atresia

Esophageal atresia: Broader Related Topics

Esophageal atresia Message Boards

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User Interactive Forums

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Definitions of Esophageal atresia:

Congenital abnormality characterized by the lack of full development of the ESOPHAGUS that commonly occurs with TRACHEOESOPHAGEAL FISTULA. Symptoms include excessive SALIVATION; GAGGING; CYANOSIS; and DYSPNEA. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Esophageal atresia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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