4 doctors weighed in:
What are other kinds of fistula?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Innumerable
There are dozens of different kinds.
A fistula is basically an abnormal connection between parts of the body. You can have fistulas between the arteries & veins, small bowel & colon, intestine & bladder, bowel & vagina, lungs & bile ducts, stomach & lungs, esophagus & trachea.... I think you get the idea.

In brief: Innumerable
There are dozens of different kinds.
A fistula is basically an abnormal connection between parts of the body. You can have fistulas between the arteries & veins, small bowel & colon, intestine & bladder, bowel & vagina, lungs & bile ducts, stomach & lungs, esophagus & trachea.... I think you get the idea.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Thank
Dr. William Carveth
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Anal fistulas
This can be a follow up complication of perirectal abscesses.

In brief: Anal fistulas
This can be a follow up complication of perirectal abscesses.
Dr. William Carveth
Dr. William Carveth
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
38 years in practice
2M people helped
Continue
107,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors