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Spontaneous appendico-renal fistula: clinical presentation and management of a previously unreported entity


Entero-urinary fistulas are uncommon in urological practice and may have widely varying aetiologies ranging from benign to malignant or iatrogenic in nature. All permutations of entero-urinary fistulas have been reported in the literature except an appendico-renal fistula. Here, we present one such case, presenting with urinary tract infections and perineal urethrocutaneous fistulae. He was ultimately diagnosed to have a spontaneous appendico-renal fistula as underlying pathology behind the symptoms.

  • urinary tract infections
  • urethritis
  • urological surgery
  • urology
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