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Pediatric Esophageal or Tracheal Cyst


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What is a Pediatric Esophageal or Tracheal Cyst?

At first, most of these cysts have no symptoms but will eventually cause problems. Problems begin when the cyst grows and pushes against the organs around it. This makes breathing and swallowing more difficult, causes pain and discomfort and may even affect how the heart works. Most of the time, the larger the cyst, the more symptoms it creates.

What are the different types of a Pediatric Esophageal or Tracheal Cyst?

When it comes to cysts of the esophagus and the trachea there are two types:

Simple cysts

Simple cysts are made up of an extra layer of the tissue that lines cavities and organs in the body, called epithelium.

Duplication cysts

Duplication cysts are made of two layers of supporting tissue and muscle.

How is a Pediatric Esophageal or Tracheal Cyst diagnosed?

New technologies, like ultrasound and computer-assisted scans (CT) , make diagnosis and treatment more effective and accurate.

How is a Pediatric Esophageal or Tracheal Cyst treated?

Results are improved by minimally invasive surgeries that use compact tools, miniature cameras and small cuts. All cysts of the esophagus or trachea should be looked at by a doctor, and may need to be drained or removed. They can be easily taken care of with surgery, using small cuts and cameras to guide the doctor.

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