Symptoms Of Fistula Between Bowel And Bladder

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Definition

A gastrointestinal fistula is an abnormal opening that allows the contents of the stomach or intestines to leak.

  • If it leaks through to a part of the intestines, it is called an entero-enteral fistula.
  • If it leaks to through to the skin, it is called an enterocutaneous fistula.

Alternative Names

Entero-enteral fistula; Enterocutaneous fistula; Fistula - gastrointestinal


Causes, incidence, and risk factors

Most gastrointestinal fistulas occur after surgery. Other causes include:

  • Gastrointestin...
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