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Table 4 Distribution of stoma formation related complications versus stomal sites (N= 43)

From: Indications for and complications of intestinal stomas in the children and adults at a tertiary care hospital in a resource-limited setting: a Tanzanian experience

Stoma formation related complications Anatomical site of stoma Total N (%)
Children Adults
Jejunum (%) Ileum (%) Transverse colon (%) Sigmoid colon (%) Ileum (%) Sigmoid colon (%)
Denuded peristomal skin 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (5)
Stoma Prolapse 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (67) 16 (55) 0 (0) 0 (0) 18 (42)
Surgical site infection 0 (0) 1 (50) 0 (0) 3 (10) 2 (50) 1 (25) 7 (16)
Bleeding 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2)
Retraction 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (33) 1 (3) 1 (25) 0 (0) 3 (7)
Stenosis 1 (100) 1 (50) 0 (0) 3 (10) 0 (0) 0 (0) 5 (12)
Obstruction 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (5)
Necrosis 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (25) 1 (2)
Peritonitis 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (25) 2 (50) 3 (16)
Parastomal hernia 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2)
Total (N) 1 (3) 2 (6) 3 (9) 29 (81) 4 (50) 4 (50) 43 (100)