Fístula

La fístula es una conexión anormal entre un órgano, vaso o intestino y otro órgano, vaso, intestino o la piel. Se piensa que las fístulas pueden considerarse como tubos que conectan las estructuras tubulares internas como las arterias, venas o intestino a otras o a la piel. Generalmente, son el resultado de un trauma o de una cirugía.Fístula

Revision

Last reviewed 8/12/2011 by Linda Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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