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Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría

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VILLCA ALA, Nelson et al. Tracheoesophageal fistula, a case report. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2012, vol.51, n.3, pp.185-186. ISSN 1024-0675.

Tracheoesophageal fístula is a congenital malfor-mation whose incidence is 1 in 3000 newborns, where the outcome depends primarily on the variety of presentation and early diagnosis. We report the case of a 6 year old boy with delayed diagnosis of congenital tracheoesophageal fístula underwent to a surgical repair bronchoscopy guided by cannulation of the fístula with favorable evolution.

Keywords : tracheoesophageal fístula; esophageal atresia; bronchoscopy; cannulation.

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