gastrocutaneous fistula

gas·tro·cu·ta·ne·ous fis·tu·la

a fistulous passage connecting the stomach and the skin.
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This approach ultimately failed due to development of a chronic gastrocutaneous fistula necessitating chronic TPN, coupled with recurrent admissions for pain and bowel obstruction.
Surgical management included an exploratory laparotomy with extensive lysis of adhesions (LOA), repair of gastrocutaneous fistula, and end ileostomy with Hartmann's pouch.
(6,7) While most stents have been placed for gastrocutaneous fistulas along sleeve gastrectomy staple lines or for anastomotic dehiscences elsewhere in the gastro-intestinal tract, success has been also reported with duodenocutaneous leaks.