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How common is gastrointestinal fistula in the us?

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In brief: Not common

Gastrointestinal fistulae occur most often as complications of diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease such as crohn's disease, or after bowel surgeries, .

In brief: Not common

Gastrointestinal fistulae occur most often as complications of diverticulitis, inflammatory bowel disease such as crohn's disease, or after bowel surgeries, .
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
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Dr. Johnny Green
Surgery - Colorectal

In brief: Anal fistula - very

Anal fistula is a very common problem due to infected glands in the anal canal.
Other fistulas are rarely seen except as a complication of surgery or a chronic inflammation such as crohn's disease.

In brief: Anal fistula - very

Anal fistula is a very common problem due to infected glands in the anal canal.
Other fistulas are rarely seen except as a complication of surgery or a chronic inflammation such as crohn's disease.
Dr. Johnny Green
Dr. Johnny Green
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