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GIT Most common cause of enteric fistula?

What's the Most common cause of Fistulas in GI tract?
Diverticulitis or Crohns Disease?
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Default Here's the list of causes of entercutaneous fistulas

Postoperative 85%
Spontaneous 15%
Crohn disease 39%
Ulcerative Colitis 13%
Malignancy 9%
Radiation 6%
Diverticular disease 5%
Others 27%

You can see that the total is more than 100% because it's often multiple causation in each case.

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