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Oesophageal atresia with tracheo-oesophageal fistula: an unusual radiological presentation
  1. Neaha Patel,
  2. Rainer Ebel
  1. Barts Health NHS Trust, Neonatal Unit, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Neaha Patel, Queens Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG, UK; neaha.patel{at}nhs.net

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A term male infant was admitted to the local neonatal unit at 18 hours with respiratory distress and copious white secretions. He was intubated and ventilated; on chest x-ray (CXR) the nasogastric tube (NGT) was seen in the stomach (figure 1A,B) and he was extubated shortly afterwards.

Figure 1

(A) Nasogastric tube (NGT) alongside the endotracheal tube, passing through the fistula into the stomach. (B) NGT post extubation …

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