Anomalies related to oesophagus and stomach, Biology

Anomalies Related to Oesophagus and Stomach 

Let us discuss briefly the anomalies of oesophagus and stomach. These are summarised as  follows:

Associated Problems 

1)  Prematurity  

2)  Aspiration of saliva or feeds leading to pneumonia 

3)  Associated congenital malformation  in 30- 40 % of  cases. 

Approximately 10% of  babies with esophageal atresia with tracheo esophageal fistula may  have anorectal malformation or it may be part of  VACTERAL syndrome (vertebral anorectal cardiac tracheo esophageal renal and  limb anomalies)  

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