• transverse
  • K11.4) Salivary gland fistula (K31.6) Fistula of stomach and duodenum (K31.6) Gastrocolic fistula (K31.6) Gastrojejunocolic fistula - after a Billroth II a fistula forms between the transverse colon and the upper jejunum (which, post Billroth II, is attached to the remainder of the stomach). (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common signs/symptoms of DAVFs are: Pulsatile tinnitus Occipital bruit Headache Visual impairment Papilledema Pulsatile tinnitus is the most common symptom in patients, and it is associated with transverse-sigmoid sinus DAVFs. (wikipedia.org)
  • feces
  • Fistulas may also develop between the vagina and the large intestine (a enterovaginal fistula) so that feces leaks from the vagina. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • If left unrepaired, obstetric fistulas cause women to constantly leak urine and feces. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Various surgical procedures are commonly used, most commonly fistulotomy, placement of a seton (a cord that is passed through the path of the fistula to keep it open for draining), or an endorectal flap procedure (where healthy tissue is pulled over the internal side of the fistula to keep feces or other material from reinfecting the channel). (wikipedia.org)
  • ocular
  • Anterior drainage typically leads to the most dramatic ocular findings and enlargement of the superior orbital vein, the latter often detectable with CT or MRI. (bmj.com)
  • trachea
  • There are several types of TEFs categorized by where the fistula is located and how the esophagus and trachea are connected, but all are life-threatening and require prompt surgery to repair. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • halitosis
  • with the affected individual displaying symptoms such as congestion, post nasal drip, halitosis, a runny nose as well as sinus pressure and pain in the affected areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Classification
  • The reported result of the DSA examination regarding the presence, location, and classification 2 of the fistula was used as the criterion standard against which the performance of the trMRA was compared. (ajnr.org)
  • infection
  • When diagnosing a sinus infection, one can identify which sinus cavity the infection is located in by the term given to the cavity. (wikipedia.org)
  • A sinus infection can have a number of causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • A person with a sinus infection often has nasal congestion with thick nasal secretions, fever, and cough (WebMD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Types
  • Although both these types of fistulas are uncommon in the developed world, they are common in poor developing countries and result from long, difficult labor and childbirth , especially in very young girls. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • involves
  • Various causes of fistula include: Treatment for fistula varies depending on the cause and extent of the fistula, but often involves surgical intervention combined with antibiotic therapy. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Drainage pathways may affect the clinic presentation and also change treatment approach. (hindawi.com)
  • It is important to note that surgical treatment of a fistula without diagnosis or management of the underlying condition, if any, is not recommended. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment can be as simple as clipping the draining vein at the site of the dural sinus. (wikipedia.org)