Choledochoduodenal Fistula: A Rare Complication of Duodenal Ulcer

Moshe Michowitz, Cathleen Farago, Idel Lazarovici, Moshe Solowiejczyk

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Spontaneous biliary enteric fistula caused by duodenal ulcer is a rare phenomenon. In most cases it is diagnosed incidentally, because it seldom gives clinical symptoms. The fistula per se is not an indication for surgery. When surgery is recommended, the operation of choice is vagotomy and antrectomy. A short review of the literature with three of our cases is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)416-420
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Gastroenterology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1984


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