Congenital bronchoesophageal fistula and tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia.

@article{Anuntaseree2002CongenitalBF,
  title={Congenital bronchoesophageal fistula and tracheoesophageal fistula with esophageal atresia.},
  author={Wanaporn Anuntaseree and Sakda Patrapinyokul and Somchai Suntornlohanakul and Paramee Thongsuksai},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2002},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={162-4}
}
A case of initial esophageal atresia and tracheoesophageal fistula in a female newborn, later complicated by pneumonia and a second bronchoesophageal fistula, is reported. She was treated surgically by closure of the tracheoesophageal fistula and by end-to-end esophago-esophageal anastomosis. An esophagram at 1 month of age was normal. Three months later she developed severe, persistent right lower lobe pneumonia that required intensive antibiotic therapy and respiratory support. Esophagography… CONTINUE READING