Preoperative diagnosis of colouterine fistula secondary to diverticulitis by sonohysterography with contrast medium.

@article{Takada2004PreoperativeDO,
  title={Preoperative diagnosis of colouterine fistula secondary to diverticulitis by sonohysterography with contrast medium.},
  author={Tatsuo Takada and Souichi Nakagawa and Kazuki Hashimoto and Kimie Sone and Koji Kugu and Shiro Kozuma and Yuji Taketani},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={682-3}
}
Colouterine fistulae secondary to sigmoid diverticulitis are unusual. Methods for diagnosis remain to be established. We report a case with a colouterine fistula in which sonohysterography detected the flow of ultrasound contrast medium between the uterine cavity and the sigmoid colon through the posterior uterine wall, thus confirming the diagnosis. The diagnosis was further substantiated by a charcoal challenge test. The patient underwent en bloc resection of the uterus, Fallopian tubes… CONTINUE READING

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