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What is an esophageal fistula exactly?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Fistula is a naturally occurring, abnormal communication between two structures as a tracheo-esophageal fistula, which can cause frequent episodes of food aspiration into the lungs.

In brief: See below

Fistula is a naturally occurring, abnormal communication between two structures as a tracheo-esophageal fistula, which can cause frequent episodes of food aspiration into the lungs.
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