Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 15, Issue 2, pp 134–135 | Cite as

Tracheoesophageal fistula: diagnosis with CT

  • J. F. Johnson
  • B. L. Sueoka
  • M. E. Mulligan
  • E. J. Lugo
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A baby with two lower cervical tracheoesophageal fistulas was evaluated with a barium esophagram and computerized tomography (CT). The esophagram identified both fistulas. Axial CT demonstrated the esophageal attachment of the upper fistula and completely displayed the lower fistula. A change in caliber of the esophagus from a collapsed to a distended state marked the site of the fistulas.


Public Health Computerize Tomography Barium Axial Computerize Tomography Tracheoesophageal Fistula 
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© Springer-Verlag 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. Johnson
    • 1
  • B. L. Sueoka
    • 1
  • M. E. Mulligan
    • 1
  • E. J. Lugo
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyTripler Army Medical CenterTripler AMC
  2. 2.PediatricsTripler Army Medical CenterTripler AMC

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