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Anal Fissure

Zeng Hao Wong, MBBS
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Introduction

An anal fissure is a tear to the squamous epithelial mucosa of the anal canal (i.e. anoderm) between the anocutaneous junction
and the dentate line. It is thought to result from trauma by the passage of hard stool.

content in this topic is referenced in SCORE Anal Pathology: Fissures, Abscesses, Fistulae, Pilonidal, Prolapse overview

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Last updated: October 27, 2018

Citation

Wong, Zeng Hao. "Anal Fissure." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829670/all/Anal_Fissure.
Wong Z. Anal Fissure. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829670/all/Anal_Fissure. Accessed March 20, 2019.
Wong, Z. (2018). Anal Fissure. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829670/all/Anal_Fissure
Wong Z. Anal Fissure [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 March 20]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829670/all/Anal_Fissure.
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