Tailgut cyst with fistula to rectum: Case report Rektuma fistülize tailgut kisti: Olgu sunumu

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Tuzcu G., BARUT A. Y., Öztürk A., Yardimci A. H., Aybar M. D.

Medical Journal of Bakirkoy, vol.9, no.4, pp.190-192, 2013 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5350/btdmjb201309409
  • Journal Name: Medical Journal of Bakirkoy
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.190-192
  • Keywords: Embryological tailgut, Rectal fistula, Tailgut cyst
  • Istanbul Gelisim University Affiliated: Yes


Tailgut cyst with fistula to rectum: case report Tailgut cysts are congenital lesions located in retrorectal area and originate from embryological tailgut. They often present in middle-aged women with perirectal symptoms. These cysts have occasionally shown retrorectal abscess, rectal fistula and malignant transformation. In this case report we discuss radiologic findings of tailgut cyst with fistula to rectum in a patient.