gastrointestinal fistula

gas·tro·in·tes·ti·nal fis·tu·la

a fistulous passage connecting the stomach with the intestine.
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1% (4/188) of Stivarga-treated patients developed gastrointestinal fistula or perforation: of these, 2 cases of gastrointestinal perforation were fatal.
Infants, however, may present with respiratory distress resulting from associated diaphragmatic herniation or recurrent aspiration secondary to a gastrointestinal fistula.
Gastrointestinal fistulas associated with large abdominal wall defects: experience with 43 patients.

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