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Fistulae (Rectovaginal, Rectovesical)

  • Peter Otto
  • Klaus Ewe

Abstract

The clinical manifestations of a fistula — stool from the vagina, air from the urethra — are often difficult to recognize because the fistulous opening is hidden by the edematous and swollen mucosa. Larger defects occur particularly after radiation therapy and with Crohn’s disease.

Keywords

Large Defect Chronic Constipation Ventral Portion Rectal Ulcer Arterial Blood Supply 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Otto
    • 1
  • Klaus Ewe
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische AbteilungKreiskrankenhausGroßburgwedelGermany
  2. 2.I. Med. Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität MainzMainzGermany

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