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Enterovesical fistula caused by a bladder squamous cell carcinoma

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Author(s): Chun-Hsiang Ou Yang, Keng-Hao Liu, Tse-Ching Chen, Phei-Lang Chang, Ta-Sen Yeh

Journal: World Journal of Gastroenterology
ISSN 1007-9327

Volume: 15;
Issue: 33;
Start page: 4215;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Enterovesical fistula | Squamous cell carcinoma | Urinary bladder | Malignant fistula

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.

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