MCQ – 89226


Which of the following statements regarding tracheoesophageal fistula is incorrect?


Bubbly frothy secretions in a neonate with maternal polyhydramnios could indicate an underlying trachea-esophageal fistula.


Type C  is the most common almost accounting for 85% of cases, which consists of a proximal esophageal pouch and a distal TEF


Diagnosis can be usually made by passing a catheter into the stomach, which if cant be passed beyond 10-15cm indicates an underlying TEF


A simultaneous chest radiograph shows catheter curling into the upper esophageal pouch

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