What is the role of prenatal ultrasonography in the diagnosis of congenital 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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Prenatal ultrasonography may reveal polyhydramnios, absence of fluid-filled stomach, small abdomen, lower-than-expected fetal weight, and a distended esophageal pouch.


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