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Acquired rectovaginal fistulae in South Africa
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  1. B BANIEGHBAL,
  2. J FONSECA
  1. Department of Paediatric Surgery
  2. Baragwanath Hospital, Soweto
  3. Witwaterstrand University
  4. Johannesburg
  5. Republic of South Africa

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    Editor,—Acquired rectovaginal fistula associated with HIV positive children is a new and rather curious entity.1 The underlying pathology has been reported to be chronic diarrhoea with abscess formation in the anterior rectal wall; after breakdown of the abscess, a persistent fistula appears.2 …

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