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Chirurgia 2006 August;19(4):297-8

Copyright © 2006 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Delayed presentation of sigmoid colon fistula 2 years after impalement injury

Vuilleumier H., Saucy F., Halkic N.

Department of Surgery University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland


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Impalement injuries from falls are rarely seen in emergency unit because many patients die at the scene of the accident. These injuries result in high energy transfer between the impaled foreign object and the patient and demonstrate characteristics of both blunt and penetrating trauma.We present an unusual case of delayed presentation of sigmoid colon fistula and psoas.

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