Gastrocolic Fistula: A Shortcut through the Gut.


Journal Article (Review)

Gastrocolic fistulas are observed in association with several conditions. Traditionally, peptic ulcer disease was commonly implicated in the formation of gastrocolic fistulas; however, this is now a rare etiology. Here, we present a case of gastrocolic fistula secondary to peptic ulcer disease alone, in addition to reviewing the literature and providing options for diagnosis and treatment.

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Cited Authors

  • Forbes, N; Al-Dabbagh, R; Lovrics, P; Morgan, D

Published Date

  • January 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2016 /

Start / End Page

  • 6379425 -

PubMed ID

  • 27446856

Pubmed Central ID

  • 27446856

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2291-2797

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2291-2789

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1155/2016/6379425


  • eng