colocutaneous fistula

co·lo·cu·ta·ne·ous fis·tu·la

a fistulous passage connecting the colon and the skin.
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Postoperatively, the patient developed a colocutaneous fistula, which was re-excised.
Postoperatively, 1 month later, she reported discharge through port site and fever, suggesting a possible colocutaneous fistula in the anterior abdominal wall.
Though very rare, they may lead to morbidity in the form of septicemia, peritonitis, abscess formation, and nephrocolic or colocutaneous fistula.
3 to 1% of cases) as reported by Skolarikos and de la Rosette,(9) colonic injury may produce dangerous morbidity in the form of septicemia, peritonitis, abscess formation, and nephrocolic or colocutaneous fistula.
4] Untreated colonic perforation may lead to renal abscess, nephrocolic or colocutaneous fistula, peritonitis and sepsis.
In this single patient, the colocutaneous fistula was not healed after 2 weeks despite conservative management.
2004 [4] All possible manifestations secondary to gallstone spillage: Infectious, abscesses -- Liver -- Subhepatic -- Retrohepatic -- Intra-abdominal -- abdominal wall -- Retroperitoneal -- Loin -- Pelvis Cutaneous -- Sinuses -- Granuloma formation -- Colocutaneous fistula Mechanical -- Instestinal obstruction -- Lodgement in distal hernia sacs -- Dyspareunia -- Tenesmus Migratory -- Chest empyema, cholelithoptysis -- Urinary tract excretion, hematuria Systemic -- Septicaemia Article Estimated complication rate Zehetner et al.
Laparoscopic nephrectomy (hand assisted) for xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis with colocutaneous fistula is a challenging treatment modality [10].
Major complications associated with PEG tubes include such serious issues as necrotising fasciitis, colocutaneous fistula, intraperitoneal bleeding, bowel perforation, septicaemia, buried bumper syndrome and aspiration pneumonia.
The colocutaneous fistula healed spontaneously within 6 weeks.
A previous case report described a colocutaneous fistula that developed 3 days after the PEG insertion.
A colocutaneous fistula was suspected clinically, when over several days the discharge became faeculent.