Rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm into sigmoid colon: A case report

AKSOY M., YANAR H., TAVILOGLU K., Ertekin C. , AYALP K., Yanar F. , ...Daha Fazla

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.12, ss.7549-7550, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 46
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i46.7549
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.7549-7550


Primary aorto-colic fistula is rarely reported in the literature. Although infrequently encountered, it is an important complication since it is usually fatal unless detected. Primary aorto-colic fistula is a spontaneous rupture of abdominal aortic aneurysm into the lumen of the adjacent colon loop. Here we report a case of primary aorto-colic fistula in a 54-year old male. The fistulated sigmoid colon was repaired by end-to-end anastomosis. Despite inotropic support, the patient died of sepsis and multiorgan failure on the first postoperative day. (c) 2006 The WJG Press. All rights reserved.