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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 566-568

Congenital bilateral syngnathia and tracheoesophageal fistula: A rare presentation


1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Amandeep Hospital, Amritsar, Punjab, India
2 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government Dental College, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Surgery, MGM Medical College and M Y Hospital, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
4 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Government College of Dentistry, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Ankit Khasgiwala
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Amandeep Hospital, Amritsar, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0976-237X.194103

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Congenital syngnathia (CS), first reported by Burket in 1936, is a rare condition, with <50 reported cases and is associated with other conditions and syndromes. CS restricts mouth opening, causing difficulty in feeding, swallowing, and respiration. This report puts forth the clinical findings and management of this challenging condition in association with tracheoesophageal fistula in a neonate.


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