[Choledocho-duodenal fistula due to perforating duodenal ulcer disease. Report of 3 cases]

P S Diop, J M Ndoye, A Masson, B Fall
Dakar Médical 2008, 53 (3): 170-5
The authors report three (3) cases of choledoco-duodenal fistula due to perforating duodenal ulcer disease. All of them were male, aged from 35 to 55 years. The ulcer symptomatology summarised the clinical feature. They presented respectively a prestenosis, a stenosis and a chronic ulcer The fistula diagnosis was estasblished at the oesogastro-duodenal radiologic exploration showing an opacification of the common bile duct. The surgical treatment concerned bnly to the ulcer. A gastrectomy of exclusion with digestive continuity re-establishment according to FINSTERER in the pre-stenosis, vagotomy associated to gastrojejunostomy and the pylore closing at both other were performed. After 24, 23 and 5 months follow-up all the patients were disease free; classified VISICK I. Rarely reported among the complications of the duodenal ulcer the choledoco-duodenal fistula is a reality. Currently the majority of the authors recommend the respect of the fistula in the event of surgical operation.

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