Oesophageal atresia, related malformations, and medical problems: a family study.

Abstract

Oesophageal atresia (OA) and tracheo-oesophageal fistula (TOF) are life-threatening malformations of generally undefined cause. Previous reports of familial cases suggest a genetic contribution. The pattern of inheritance appears non-Mendelian, i.e., multifactorial. Individuals with OA/TOF often have other malformations and medical problems. The aim of this… (More)

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