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Is there a genetic reason for intestinal atresia?

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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, in some cases

Most of intestinal atresia occur sporadically, though.

In brief: Yes, in some cases

Most of intestinal atresia occur sporadically, though.
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is multifactorial and , may involve defects in blood supply.
Can be associated with maternal factors such as drugs and smoking which can affect the developement of vascular structures in the fetus.

In brief: Yes

It is multifactorial and , may involve defects in blood supply.
Can be associated with maternal factors such as drugs and smoking which can affect the developement of vascular structures in the fetus.
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Dr. Stephen Kim
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Unknown

There is no known genetic cause of intestinal atresia.

In brief: Unknown

There is no known genetic cause of intestinal atresia.
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Dr. Stephen Kim
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