A 2-year-old boy with a history of a complex anorectal malformation (ARM) consisting of a rectourethral fistula and a large anterior sacral meningocele was initially treated with a double-barrel colostomy at another institution.
To fully visualize the fistula, the patient was placed into a right posterior oblique position, which showed a rectourethral fistula.
Typically, when the bladder is at midline, the rectovesicular or rectourethral fistula is seen extending anteriorly from the rectum.
The patient was a 14-year-old male with a history of high anorectal malformation and rectourethral fistula
, first requiring a neonatal colostomy and then posterior sagittal anorectoplasty.
Management of radiotherapy induced rectourethral fistula.
Functional and quality-of-life outcomes in patients undergoing transperineal repair with gracilis muscle interposition for complex rectourethral fistula.
With the increasing use of external beam radiation and brachytherapy in management of localized prostate cancer, radiation-induced rectourethral fistulas have become a significant clinical problem.
after combination radiotherapy for prostate cancer.
Use of computed tomography (CT) scanning and colorectal new methylene blue infusion in evaluation of an English Bulldog with a rectourethral fistula
The most frequent defect in males is imperforate anus with rectourethral fistula
and in females rectovestibular defect.