Sigmoid colonic fistula secondary to Perfix-plug, left inguinal hernia repair
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The “plug and patch” mesh herniorrhaphy has become a popular option for inguinal hernia repair. Previous reports have documented several complications with some regularity. This case presents an additional complication and offers suggestions as to why this complication and others might occur.
KeywordsPlug and patch Colon fistula Complications of hernia repair Diverticulitis