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  • Birth defects of the digestive tract include oesophageal atresia (obstruction of the oesophagus) and imperforate anus (malformations of the anus).
  • Most babies born with oesophageal atresia also have tracheo-oesophageal fistula, which means the trachea and oesophagus are connected.
  • Treatment options include surgery.

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Reviewed on: 31-05-2015