Successful closure of persistent oro-cutaneous fistulas by injection of autologous adipose-derived stem cells: a case report

D. A. Föll, A. Jokuszies, C. Radtke & P. M. Vogt
Introduction: Oro-cutaneous fistulas are a possible complication of oro-facial surgery. If recurrent they are difficult to treat and greatly affect the patient's functional and aesthetic integrity besides carrying the risk of infection. Usage of concentrated adipose-derived stem cells for chronic wounds is a new and experimental treatment strategy, so far only applied in a few selected studies. We report the case of two oro-cutaneous fistulas in one patient treated with adipose-derived stem cells leading to...