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Tracheo-oesophageal fistula and oesophageal atresia hereditary?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Not usually: Esophageal atresia with or with out fistula is usually sporadic. There area a few cases ( and i mean very few) in the literature where a parent had ea-tef and had a child with same. It is reportable.

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