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Need a simple explaination for this. What is bilateral coanial atresia?

Need a simple explaination for this. What is bilateral coanial atresia?

Choanal atresia ...: Is a congenital blockage of the nasal passage. It can occur on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). It is usually found in babies soon after birth because it causes breathing problems, since babies usually breathe mostly through the nose. The initial treatment is to make sure the baby can breathe ok. Surgery is needed at some point to open up the nasal passage(s). ...Read more

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What is choanal atresia?

What is choanal atresia?

Complete nasal block: Choanal atresia is when the back part of the nose is completely blocked off, either with bone or with a chunk of tissue. It requires surgery to open up the area. If the child has it only on 1 side, it may present with chronic nasal drainage on 1 side only. If they have it on both sides, generally the procedure is done on the baby before they are even allowed to leave the hospital after birth. ...Read more

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What is atresia of the ampullary portion?

What is atresia of the ampullary portion?

Abnormal ending: Atresia means abnormal ending and can occur with any part of the GI tract. Ampullary portion is usually refers to the opening from the bile duct to the small intestine or less likely opening from pacreatic duct to small intestine. So abnormal ending or closed ending of either the bile duct or pancreatic duct. ...Read more

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Tell me about unilateral choanal atresia?

Tell me about unilateral choanal atresia?

Choanal atresia ...: Is a congenital blockage of the nasal passage. It can occur on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). It is usually found in babies soon after birth because it causes breathing problems, since babies usually breathe mostly through the nose. The initial treatment is to make sure the baby can breathe ok. Surgery is needed at some point to open up the nasal passage(s). ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is bilateral coanial atresia?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is bilateral coanial atresia?

Choanal atresia ...: Is a congenital blockage of the nasal passage. It can occur on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). It is usually found in babies soon after birth because it causes breathing problems, since babies usually breathe mostly through the nose. The initial treatment is to make sure the baby can breathe ok. Surgery is needed at some point to open up the nasal passage(s). ...Read more

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What is anal atresia?

What is anal atresia?

Development defect: The digestive tract forms in several stages.The lower end of the intestine starts as a solid core of tissue that forms a tube that descends toward where the outlet will be, the outside skin where the anus will be begins to dimple inward and joins the descending tube. A thin filmy membrane between the two section disappears. Anal atresia occurs when the tube does not join the anal dimple. ...Read more

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What is pulmonary atresia?

What is pulmonary atresia?

Congenital defect: Pa involves the valve, which is imperforate, and makes blood flow to the lungs dependent on other sources. If combined with a ventricular septal defect it can be repaired in most cases. If no vsd exists the right chamber is most often underdeveloped and repair is more complex. You should seek advice from your cardiologist who knows the details about your (childs) anatomy. ...Read more

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What are restrictions if you have pulmonary atresia?

What are restrictions if you have pulmonary atresia?

Depends: You need to give more information to get an answer. Type of repair/palliation. Pulmonary attesia with vsd or pa without vsd. Multifocal pulmonary perfidion etc. ...Read more

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Is biliary atresia hereditary?

No: There is no proof that it is hereditary. Fortunately it is quite rare. ...Read more

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What is the tricuspid atresia?

Tricuspid atresia: read this: http://www.childrenshospital.org/health-topics/conditions/t/tricuspid-atresia?_vsrefdom=TricuspidAtresia&gclid=Cj0KEQiAkdajBRCJ_7_j6sCck7wBEiQAppb2i0QI5C2d1wkS4Obu2m1LZlsCF7tEflJrx-VoORfHi58aAr298P8HAQ

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