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Table 2 Indications for ostomy

From: A study of long-term complications associated with enteral ostomy and their contributory factors

  Number Percentage (%)
CA rectum and anus 42 28.8
Benign anal conditions 15 10.3
Ulcerative colitis (IBD) 12 8.2
Trauma 11 7.5
CA colon 7 4.8
Bowel gangrene/obstruction 7 4.8
Sphincter damage during labour 6 4.1
Polyposis syndromes 6 4.1
FAP + carcinoma 6 4.1
Crohn’s (IBD) 6 4.1
Surgical damage to sphincters/bowel 5 3.4
Congenital 4 2.7
Bed sore 4 2.7
Paraplegia 3 2.1
Enterocutaneous fistula 2 1.4
Anal stenosis 2 1.4
CA bladder 1 0.7
Other 7 4.8