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
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symptoms of Esophageal atresia
Treatments for Esophageal atresia
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Esophageal atresia:
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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,...read 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 contains...read 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 in...read more »
Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down
with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I...read 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 be...read more »
Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive
conditions is celiac disease, a...read 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, colon...read more »
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Esophageal atresia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Esophageal atresia
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Esophageal atresia: Rare Types
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Latest Treatments for Esophageal atresia
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Esophageal atresia
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Esophageal atresia: Animations
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Research about Esophageal atresia
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Clinical Trials for Esophageal atresia
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Esophageal atresia include:
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Statistics for Esophageal atresia
Esophageal atresia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Esophageal atresia
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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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