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Spontaneous closure of a gastrocolic fistula. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1566200     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A medically unit elderly man who had documented healing of a gastrocolic fistula with conservative measures only is described. Only 5 such cases have previously been reported. Closure without surgery is a rare event and, in this case, was most probably aided by withdrawal of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents.
R S Britz; J Mayor-Davies; L Menashe
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African journal of surgery. Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir chirurgie     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0038-2361     ISO Abbreviation:  S Afr J Surg     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-21     Completed Date:  1992-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984854R     Medline TA:  S Afr J Surg     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  20-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, J.G. Strijdom Hospital, Johannesburg.
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MeSH Terms
Colonic Diseases*
Gastric Fistula*
Intestinal Fistula*

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