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Where do fistulas form?
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: Depends
There are many kinds of fistulas.
By definition a fistula is an abnormal communication from one organ to another. Anal fistulas arise from the anal crypts internally. Enterocutaneous fistulas connect the bowel to the skin, fistulas can develop from almost any organ and most often indicate some underlying disease process.

In brief: Depends
There are many kinds of fistulas.
By definition a fistula is an abnormal communication from one organ to another. Anal fistulas arise from the anal crypts internally. Enterocutaneous fistulas connect the bowel to the skin, fistulas can develop from almost any organ and most often indicate some underlying disease process.
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