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Case Reports in Urology
Volume 2013, Article ID 865852, 3 pages
Case Report

A Colourachal-Cutaneous Fistula: A Report of an Unusual Case

Department of Urology, La Rabta University Hospital, 1007 Tunis, Tunisia

Received 5 December 2012; Accepted 24 December 2012

Academic Editors: P. H. Chiang, N. Eke, G. Lombardi, F. Ramezanzadeh, F. M. Solivetti, and S. Takahashi

Copyright © 2013 Mohamed Mourad Gargouri et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Urachal anomalies are rare affections due to incomplete closure of urachus during foetal period. Colo-urachal-cutaneous fistula is an uncommon complication of urachal anomalies. Only three cases have been reported so far in the literature. Herein, we report a new case in a 51-year-old patient presenting with umbilical feculent discharge lasting for 4 weeks. Diagnosis was made by computed tomography. After en bloc total surgical excision followup was uneventful.