Orphanet: Tracheal agenesis

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Tracheal agenesis

Disease definition

Tracheal agenesis (TA) is a rare congenital malformation in which the trachea may be completely absent (agenesis), or partially in place but underdeveloped (atresia). In both cases, proximal-distal communication between the larynx and the alveoli of the lungs is lacking.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Antenatal
  • ICD-10: Q32.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C1261567
  • MeSH: C536975
  • GARD: 5233
  • MedDRA: -

Detailed information


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