December 1973

Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Anatomy, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit.

Am J Dis Child. 1973;126(6):832-835. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1973.02110190674019

Two unusual cases of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula occurred and are discussed in relation to etiological mechanisms. Both cases illustrate extensive areas of respiratory epithelium in the distal part of the esophagus. One case illustrates the process of formation of a tracheoesophageal septum.