Which physical findings are characteristic of tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF)?

Updated: Nov 07, 2018
  • Author: Sat Sharma, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Vinay Kumar Kapoor, MBBS, MS, FRCS, FAMS  more...
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Perform a careful physical examination to document/exclude other associated developmental anomalies.

In the presence of a TEF, abdominal distention may occur secondary to collection of air in the stomach.

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