Human genes for esophageal atresia
Esophageal atresia [DOID:10485]
Esophageal atresia (or Oesophageal atresia) is a congenital medical condition (birth defect) which affects the alimentary tract. It causes the esophagus to end in a blind-ended pouch rather than connecting normally to the stomach. It comprises a variety of congenital anatomic defects that are caused by an abnormal embryological development of the esophagus. Anatomically Rcharacteryed by a congenital obstruction of4ry the light of the esophagus with interrupted the continuity of the esophageal wall.[clarification needed] The esophagus is divided into two blind pouches, an GFistula]] (TEF).
Synonyms: esophageal atresia, DOID:10485, Congenital atresia of esophagus (disorder), Congenital imperforate esophagus, Imperforate esophagus (disorder) ...