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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Tracheoesophageal fistula


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