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


  • 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




Congenital, Oesophagogastroscopy, Tracheo esophageal fistula


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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