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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Tracheoesophageal fistula


Other Names for this Disease
  • TE fistula
  • TEF
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula with or without esophageal atresia
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  • My two year old was diagnosed at 24 hours old with isolated H-type TE fistula. He had surgery at 2 weeks old and has been a healthy little boy with no further problems ever since. We have been considering having a second child and wanted to know the risk of him having a similar problem. We have no other family members with this condition that we are aware of. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • TE fistula
  • TEF
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula with or without esophageal atresia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.