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Anal Fissure (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

anal fissure, anal fissures, Sitz bath, sphincterectomy, fistula, hemorrhoid, blood in stool, rectal bleeding, fistula tear, internal hemorrhoids, painful bowel movements, constipation, home remedies for anal fissures, treatment of chronic anal fissures

Author and Editor

Author: Benjamin C. Wedro, MD, FACEP, FAAEM

Editor: Bhupinder Anand, MD

REFERENCE: Townsend CM, Beauchamp RD, Evers BM, Mattox K. Sabiston Textbook of Surgery. 17th edition. Saunders. 2004.


Last Editorial Review: 11/1/2011 7:33:05 PM

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