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Surgery Unhealing Fistula Causes: FRIEND Mnemonic

FRIEND of a fistula doesn't let him heal

F:foreign body
R:radiation
I:infection
E:epithelialization
N:neoplasm
D:distal obstruction

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Thumbs Up This is better

This is even better than what was mentioned here
The FETID Mnemonic of Surgical Fistulae Healing Complication
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