"Rectal Fistula" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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An abnormal anatomical passage connecting the RECTUM to the outside, with an orifice at the site of drainage.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Rectal Fistula" by people in Profiles.
Hanna JM, Turley R, Castleberry A, Hopkins T, Peterson AC, Mantyh C, Migaly J. Surgical management of complex rectourethral fistulas in irradiated and nonirradiated patients. Dis Colon Rectum. 2014 Sep; 57(9):1105-12.
Hanna JM, Peterson AC, Mantyh C. Rectourethral fistulas in the cancer survivor. Curr Opin Urol. 2014 Jul; 24(4):382-8.