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Unusual association of diseases/symptoms
Malignant gastro-colic fistula presenting with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis
  1. Hosam E Matar1,
  2. Ioannis Sagriotis2,
  3. Manojkumar S Nair2,
  4. Romi Navaratnam2,
  5. David L Stoker2
  1. 1Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, London, UK
  2. 2Department of General Surgery, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Hosam E Matar, hematar{at}doctors.org.uk

Summary

Locally invasive colonic carcinomas are seldom complicated by the formation of gastro-colic fistula. The authors present a case of a 52-year-old man with malignant gastro-colic fistula presenting with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis posing operative challenges.

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