Korean J Radiol.  2001 Jun;2(2):97-104. 10.3348/kjr.2001.2.2.97.

Pelvic Fistulas Complicating Pelvic Surgery or Diseases: Spectrum of Imaging Findings


Pelvic fistulas may result from obstetric complications, inflammatory bowel disease, pelvic malignancy, pelvic radiation therapy, pelvic surgery, or other traumatic causes, and their symptoms may be distressing. In our experience, various types of pelvic fistulas are identified after pelvic disease or pelvic surgery. Because of its close proximity, the majority of such fistulas occur in the pelvic cavity and include the vesicovaginal, vesicouterine, vesicoenteric, ureterovaginal, ureteroenteric and enterovaginal type. The purpose of this article is to illustrate the spectrum of imaging features of pelvic fistulas.


Fistula, pelvic; Ureteroenteric, enterovaginal; Vesicovaginal, vesicouterine; Vesicoenteric, ureterovaginal
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