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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 59  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 220-222

Vesico-cutaneous fistula to the hip: A case report and review of the literature


Department of Urology, Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China

Correspondence Address:
Y Xu
Department of Urology, Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai
China
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DOI: 10.4103/0022-3859.118043

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A 37-year-old woman with a vesico-cutaneous hip fistula was admitted to our department. The bladder fistula had formed after repeated hip infections. The fistula was completely resected and the bladder was repaired using a tension-free closure and indwelling catheter for 2 weeks. Vesico-cutaneous fistulae are very rare, and their causes can be complex.






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