H- type tracheoesophageal fistula in a child presenting as recurrent cough

Authors

  • Yash Pal Sharma Department of Oto-Rhino-laryngology, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Government Medical College, Nahan, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Shruti Sharma Department of Gastroenterology, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Sandeep Moudgil Department of Radiodiagnosis, Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20203183

Keywords:

Congenital, Oesophagogastroscopy, Tracheo esophageal fistula

Abstract

H-type of tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is a rare congenital malformation presenting during infancy with choking and recurrent pneumonia. We present a case of H-type TEF with intermittent nonspecific cough, diagnosed on oesophagogastroscopy and upper gastrointestinal contrast study. She was operated at the age of 30 months

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2020-07-22

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