Tracheoesophageal fistula

What is Tracheoesophageal fistula?

It is a congenital anomaly having connection between esophagus and trachea. It is due to failed fusion. It requires surgical correction.

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It doesn't get any more ironic than this . . . I swallowed cough medicine down the wrong pipe. Couldn't get air for a couple seconds . . . maybe 3...

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Welcome in H.C.M.

I have gone through your query regarding swallowing cough medicine in windpipe which results in vigrous cough for about 20...

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2 days ago my 10 year old daughter started coughing as she was eating. She only coughs when she eats and after the meal it stops. Drinking water...

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Thanks for your query.

Coughing 'while eating' has several reasons. In this 10 years age group coughing while eating occurs due to myopathies...

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adenocercinoma shown in esophageal tissue.

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Im sorry to hear that...but if its not in advanced stage, then it can be treated will epend on which part of the esophagus the...

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