Definitions for "Fistula"
Keywords:  abscess, crohn, abnormal, tunnel, bowel
A reed; a pipe.
A pipe for convejing water.
A permanent abnormal opening into the soft parts with a constant discharge; a deep, narrow, chronic abscess; an abnormal opening between an internal cavity and another cavity or the surface; as, a salivary fistula; an anal fistula; a recto-vaginal fistula.
Hole, or connection, between 2 structures (see vesicovaginal, rectovaginal and urethrovaginal fistula)
the joining of an artery and a vein, usually in the arm, as a suitable, permanent access point for haemodialysis (haemodialysis is the removal of waste products or poisons from the blood using dialysis).
See arteriovenous fistula.
Keywords:  gum, tract, boil, pus, gingiva
a connection between two different systems of tubes in the body, in this case between the urinary and the colon tract due to the freezing injury
a drainage point for the infection that is present
a tiny channel or tract that develops in the presence of inflammation and infection
a communication between an inside structure and an outside structure. The typical application of a fistula in the exstrophy/epispadias patient is a small undesired leakage between the surgically reconstructed urethra and the outside of the penis. This is known as a urethrocutaneous fistula. In addition, fistulas can occur between the bladder and the abdominal skin. This is called a vesicocutaneous fistula and is more rare than a fistula on the penis.
a hole that can open up in the newly formed urethra through which urine leaks
A condition where, after surgery, holes appear in the repaired urethra. Depending on the severity, this can result in dribbling and or spraying from the shaft of the penis while urinating. These can resolve spontaneously but often need to be closed surgically to stop the leakage.
Keywords:  nulliparous
Keywords:  omentum
Neurotransmitter Vindesine Niacin Viral
Palliative Viral
Pessary Pharmacologic Virulence
n. (L. fistula, pipe) pathological or artifical pipe-like opening; water-conducting vessel - alt. trachea.
An artificial opening into an animal, e.g. the rumen.
Keywords:  oncology, uterus
Oncology Uterus
a maternal disability arising from obstructed labour that has been reported particularly in Africa and Asia
a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse
a totally different problem but often occurs in the same anal area