Enterovesical fistula caused by a bladder squamous cell carcinoma

Chun Hsiang Ou Yang, Keng Hao Liu, Tse Ching Chen, Phei Lang Chang, Ta Sen Yeh*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Enterovesical fistulas are not uncommon in patients with inflammatory or malignant colonic disease, however, fistulas secondary to primary bladder carcinomas are extremely rare. We herein reported a patient presenting with intractable urinary tract infection due to enterovesical fistula formation caused by a squamous cell carcinoma of the urinary bladder. This patient underwent en bloc resection of the bladder dome and involved ileum, and recovered uneventfully without urinary complaint. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4215-4217
Number of pages3
JournalWorld Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume15
Issue number33
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

Keywords

  • Enterovesical fistula
  • Malignant fistula
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Urinary bladder

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