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Med Arch. 2015; 69(6): 425-427

Short-gap Isolated Esophageal Atresia Causing Stridor Due to Compression of the Trachea

Tamer Sekmenli, İlhan Ciftci, Mesut Sivri, Mustafa Koplay.


Isolated esophageal atresias are reported always to be associated with long gap in the literature. In this manuscript, we aimed to discuss the imaging and surgical treatment methods of an isolated esophageal atresia case with ‘short gap’ who had stridor due to compression of the trachea by dilated upper esophageal pouch and had not identified previously in the literature.

Key words: stridor, compression of trachea, short-gap isolated esophageal atresia.

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