Management of Enteroatmospheric Fistula and Floating Ileostomy: Would Eaken Wound Pouch Be the Answer? A Case Report
Corresponding AuthorAbdirahaman Nuno
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ealing Hospital, North West London Hospitals NHS Trust, London, UK
A B S T R A C T
Enterocutaneous and enteroatmospheric fistulas are the most challenging complications of abdominal sepsis to deal with a high mortality. This is even more challenging with a stoma in an open abdomen. In the setting of chronic granulomatous inflammation like abdominal tuberculosis or inflammatory bowel disease, recovery is prolonged and management involves multidisciplinary care. We present a rare case that was a complication of tuberculous peritonitis.
Article TypeCase Report
Publication historyReceived: Fri 05, Jun 2020
Accepted: Thu 02, Jul 2020
Published: Tue 07, Jul 2020
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