Case report| Volume 66, ISSUE 2, P265-268, November 1944

Combined intercolic and external fistula caused by carcinoma of the sigmoid

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      We have presented a case of carcinoma of the sigmoid with an intercolic fistula to the transverse colon, and an external fistula with abscess formation. Resection of the transverse colon, splenic flexure, descending colon, and sigmoid was carried out. A primary anastomosis was made between the proximal transverse colon and distal sigmoid. No metastases were found and recovery was uneventful.
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