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TACRD association

Friday 1 December 2006

TACRD association is an extremely rare condition composed of tracheal agenesis, cardiac, renal and duodenal malformations. It is distinct from the more common VACTERL association of which tracheo-esophageal fistula and not tracheal agenesis is a part.

TACRD association has complex internal malformations and lacks the external skeletal manifestations of VACTERL association.

Synopsis

- tracheal agenesis
- cardiac
- renal
- duodenal malformations

Differential diagnosis

- VACTERL association (with tracheo-esophageal fistula)

See also

- tracheal agenesis