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a chronic inflammation of the withers of a horse

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an abnormal passage leading from a suppurating cavity to the body surface

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Coronary artery fistula is an exceedingly uncommon congenital disorder characterized by fistulous communication of a coronary artery with asystemic or pulmonary vessel or a heart chamber.
(3) The management of coronary fistulas must be individualized based on cardiovascular symptoms, concomitant cardiovascular comorbidities, the size and anatomical location of the CAVF.
Both fistulas and abscess cavities tend to enhance peripherally.
Kakaei F, Hasankhani A, Seyyed-Sadeghi MS, Virani P, Asvadi T, Zarrintan S Outcomes of relocation of basilic vein in brachiobasilic fistulas in chronic renal failure.
[2] External biliary fistula (Biliocutaneous fistula) are known to occur following trauma as well as surgery.
Most of the research published in recent years on WFs and other urogenital fistulas comes from developing countries where these abnormal communications are a common complication of obstructed labor.
Food and Drug Administration has permitted marketing of two catheter-based devices designed to create an arteriovenous (AV) fistula in patients with chronic kidney disease in need of hemodialysis.
Their stories revealed the structural and sociocultural challenges that explain why women in Kenya are at risk of developing vaginal fistulas and then having adequate treatment delayed or denied them.
In chronic otitis with cholesteatoma, labyrinthine fistula is a possible complication, and 90% of labyrinthine fistulas form as a result of cholesteatoma (5, 6).
Aorto-enteric fistulas. Srp Arh Celok Lek 2001; 129(7-8): 183-93.
KARACHI -- Eminent gynaecologists and social activists stressed the need for comprehensive training of midwives all over Pakistan to prevent women from developing fistula.
Background: Intestinal fistula is one of the common complications of Crohn's disease (CD) that might require surgical treatment.