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  • Efficacy of Anal Sphincter Division During Fistulotomy in Anal Fissure Associated Fistula. [Journal Article]
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2023 Jan 24 [Online ahead of print]Adams ED, Mirocha JM, … Zaghiyan KN
  • CONCLUSIONS: Patients presenting with chronic fissure and associated subcutaneous, intersphincteric, or low transphincteric fistula are successfully managed with fistulotomy. Patients with a subcutaneous fistula tract exhibited non-statistically significant lower rates of healing. See Video Abstract at
  • Causes and Management of Pruritus Ani. [Case Reports]
    Dis Colon Rectum. 2023 01 01; 66(1):10-13.Sacks OA, Beresneva O
  • A 48-year-old healthy man presented to the office reporting a long-standing history of anal pruritus. He had tried various over-the-counter creams without much success. Besides an anal fissure in the past, which responded to nitroglycerin ointment, his medical history was unremarkable. On physical examination, he was found to have grade I hemorrhoids and mild fecal smearing on perianal skin. Rece…
  • Lateral Internal Anal Sphincterotomy of Chronic Anal Fissure: An Experience of 165 Cases. [Journal Article]
    Cureus. 2022 Oct; 14(10):e30530.Al-Ubaide AF, Al-Rubaye SM, Al-Ani RM
  • The anal fissure is frequently seen in surgical practice. It is caused by a longitudinal tear in the anoderm distal to the dentate line. The hallmark feature of the disease is severe pain during defecation. Chronic anal fissure (CAF) causes undue stress that leads to poor quality of life. Different options of treatment, whether medical or surgical, are employed to treat this condition. One of the…
  • TikTok and YouTube as sources of information on anal fissure: A comparative analysis. [Journal Article]
    Front Public Health. 2022; 10:1000338.Chen Z, Pan S, Zuo S
  • CONCLUSIONS: The sources of uploaders on YouTube are more diverse than TikTok, and the quality of videos is also relatively higher on YouTube. Even so, the video quality of the two platforms still needs to be further improved. Health information without integrity, reliability and practicability impacts patients' disease perception and health-seeking behavior, leading to serious consequences. Much effort must be taken to improve the quality of videos regarding anal fissures on the two platforms, which will facilitate the development of public health education on this issue.
  • StatPearls: Anal Fissures [BOOK]
    StatPearls. StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL)JahnnyBrianBMidwestern University OPTI - Kingman RMCAshurstJohn V.JVKingman Regional Medical CenterBOOK
  • An anal fissure is a superficial tear in the skin distal to the dentate line and is a cause of frequent emergency department visits. In most cases, anal fissures are a result of hard stools or constipation, or injury. Anal fissures are common in both adults and children, and those with a history of constipation tend to have more frequent episodes of this condition. Anal fissures can be acute (las…
  • A Rare Congenital Perineal Groove. [Case Reports]
    Case Rep Obstet Gynecol. 2022; 2022:8797205.Abate E
  • CONCLUSIONS: Recognition of the congenital perineal groove at birth is important for the health care providers to deliver an appropriate parental counseling and appropriate follow-up.
  • Causes of bloody stools in neonates: a case series report. [Journal Article]
    Transl Pediatr. 2022 Sep; 11(9):1438-1444.Lin M, Zhu H, … Wang H
  • CONCLUSIONS: Bloody stools in neonates is generally a benign, self-limiting disorder, not related to surgical conditions. The overall operation rate among neonates with bloody stools was only 1.7%. CMPA and NEC were the most common underlying non-surgical and surgical diseases, respectively, for neonates with bloody stools. Feeding choice is related to bloody stools in neonates, policies and strategies to support breastfeeding should be strengthened in the future.
  • Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome: A Rare and Often Misdiagnosed Cause of Rectal Bleeding in Children. [Journal Article]
    Mymensingh Med J. 2022 Oct; 31(4):1206-1211.Nahid K, Sayeed M, … Saha BK
  • Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is an uncommon benign rectal disorder. Typically, young adults are affected and it is rare in children. Straining during defecation, self-induced trauma and paradoxical contraction of puborectalis muscle are the major contributing factors of this condition. Clinical features of SRUS are rectal bleeding, mucorrhoea, excessive straining during defecation, tenes…
  • StatPearls: Internal Anal Sphincterotomy [BOOK]
    StatPearls. StatPearls Publishing: Treasure Island (FL)Villanueva Herrero JA, Henning W, … Deppen JGBOOK
  • An anal fissure is a common benign anorectal disease affecting both children and adults. It is defined as a painful linear tear in the posterior anoderm extending cephalad to the dentate line. Classically these are caused by a large, firm, forceful bowel movement. This results in cycles of recurring anal pain and bleeding leading to chronic anal fissures in as many as 40% of patients who develops…
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