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Fistula is the abnormal connection between two organs or vessels, which are otherwise not connected. It can develop between the anal canal and the perianal skin, vagina and bladder or urethra, or two parts of the intestine.

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How to treat the enterovesical fistula formed due to Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has Crohn's disease and a bladder fistula is formed from it. His bowel is tunneling into the bladder. What is the surgery done for this problem? Does it require a bag as it involves the bowel? Can the bladder be sewed? Will it cause damage to the bladder? How long a urinary ca...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hi, Welcome to Enterovesical fistula formed due to Crohn's disease is treated therapeutically with the help of antibiotics, steroids, and cytostatics. Catheters are used for urinary drainage and parenteral feeding. This is the preferred way of treatment. Surgical treatment is preferre...  Read Full »

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