DOI: 10.34172/jrip.2023.32206 ISSN:

Colovesical fistula in a 11-year-old girl with ambiguous genitalia and recurrent urinary tract infection; a brief report

Paniz Pourpashang, Seyed Mohammad Taghi Hosseini Tabatabaei, Arefeh Zahmatkesh, Mina Vatanpour
  • Urology
  • Nephrology

VACTERL (V-Vertebral, A-Anorectal, C-Cardiac, TE-Tracheoesophageal, R-Renal, L-Limb) is an acronym for multiple organ dysfunction, which often occurs together. These prospects may affect patients with other abnormalities, such as urogenital abnormalities. Here we present a case of VACTERL syndrome with ambiguous genitalia who was referred and hospitalized due to recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) and urosepsis. A colovesical fistula was discovered in the following examinations, which could explain this complication.

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