Tracheal Atresia with Segmental Esophageal Duplication: An Unusual Anatomic Arrangement.

@article{Gaerty2016TrachealAW,
  title={Tracheal Atresia with Segmental Esophageal Duplication: An Unusual Anatomic Arrangement.},
  author={Kirsten Gaerty and Joseph T Thomas and Scott G Petersen and Edwin W H Tan and Sailesh Kumar and Glenn Gardener and Jane E. Armes},
  journal={Pediatric and developmental pathology : the official journal of the Society for Pediatric Pathology and the Paediatric Pathology Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={154-8}
}
An unusual anatomic configuration of segmental tracheal agenesis/atresia with esophageal duplication on autopsy in a fetus that demised in utero at 29 weeks is reported. The mother was scanned initially for a cardiac anomaly at 20 weeks and on follow-up scan at 27 weeks had polyhydramnios and underwent amnioreduction. The final autopsy diagnosis was vertebral, ano-rectal, cardiac, tracheoesophageal, renal, and limb malformations (VACTERL). We discuss the autopsy findings along with the… CONTINUE READING