Small Bowel Atresia

Small bowel atresia, also known as intestinal atresia, is a birth defect that causes a narrowing or blockage of the small intestine. It is often diagnosed before birth and surgically repaired by pediatric surgeons at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia within your baby’s first few days of life.

Small Bowel Atresia: Zoe's Story

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CHOP has a long history of providing world-class surgical care for children. Learn more about the expertise of our pediatric general surgeons and why they are qualified to perform your child’s surgery.