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Indian Journal of Surgery

, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 96–97 | Cite as

Extreme Small Bowel Enteroatmospheric Fistula

  • Narendra Pandit
  • Lokesh Shekher Jaiswal
Images in Surgery
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Abstract

Small bowel enteroatmospheric fistula is a serious and devastating complication of open abdomen. We present an interesting image of a 40-year-old gentleman who developed multiple small bowel enteroatmospheric fistulae following open abdomen management for complicated intra-abdominal peritonitis.

Keywords

Enteroatmospheric Fistula Open abdomen Small bowel 

Notes

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

We declare that this manuscript represents valid work and that neither this manuscript nor one with substantially similar content under the present authorship has been published or is being considered for publication elsewhere and the authorship of this article will not be contested by anyone whose name(s) is/are not listed here, and that the order of authorship as placed in the manuscript is final and accepted by the co-authors.

There is no prepublished information/material.

No support in financial or other manner is received from any agencies.

All the authors declare that there is no conflict of interest to reveal.

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© Association of Surgeons of India 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of General SurgeryB. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS)DharanNepal

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