How are fistulae treated in Crohn disease?

Updated: Jul 26, 2019
  • Author: Leyla J Ghazi, MD; Chief Editor: Praveen K Roy, MD, AGAF  more...
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Enteroenteric, enterocutaneous, enterovesical, and rectovaginal fistulae are often treated initially according to the principles of fistula healing and medical therapy. If medical therapy is unsuccessful, resection of the involved bowel is required in symptomatic patients.


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