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What other defects do infants with gastrointestinal tract birth defects have?

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Dr. Janet Meller
Surgery - Pediatric
5 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Sometimes these occur as isolated events and sometimes other organ systems are involved.

In brief: Depends

Sometimes these occur as isolated events and sometimes other organ systems are involved.
Dr. Janet Meller
Dr. Janet Meller
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many different types

Children with GI birth defects can have associated defecys at either end of the GI tract;- tracheoesophageal fistula at head end, cloacal abnormalities (single opening for urethra, vagina + rectum) or into a bladder which lies open on abdominal wall (cloacal exstrophy) imperforate anus frequently associated with recto-urethral or recto-vesical fistula + vertebral and heart defects.

In brief: Many different types

Children with GI birth defects can have associated defecys at either end of the GI tract;- tracheoesophageal fistula at head end, cloacal abnormalities (single opening for urethra, vagina + rectum) or into a bladder which lies open on abdominal wall (cloacal exstrophy) imperforate anus frequently associated with recto-urethral or recto-vesical fistula + vertebral and heart defects.
Down syndrome.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Too many to list

Gastrointestinal tract birth defect(s) can be an isolated finding as well as being a part of many different syndromes.
In addition, associated defect(s) are variable depending upon the affected part of GI tract, e.g., esophagus or duodenum.

In brief: Too many to list

Gastrointestinal tract birth defect(s) can be an isolated finding as well as being a part of many different syndromes.
In addition, associated defect(s) are variable depending upon the affected part of GI tract, e.g., esophagus or duodenum.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many

Vertebral anomalies, renal abnormalities, anal atresia, te fistula, raidal anomalies and cardiac anomalies among others.

In brief: Many

Vertebral anomalies, renal abnormalities, anal atresia, te fistula, raidal anomalies and cardiac anomalies among others.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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