Fistula following continent ileostomy

Jon S. Thompson, Susan M. Willia

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A patient who developed a fistula secondary to Marlex mesh in the nipple valve of a continent ileostomy is reported. Etiology and management of fistula following continent ileostomy are discussed. Fistula formation should be recognized as a potential hazard of the use of prosthetic material to stabilize the nipple valve of a continent ileostomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-195
Number of pages3
JournalDiseases of the Colon & Rectum
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1984


  • Continent ileostomy
  • Fistula
  • Marlex mesh

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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