Prognostic factors for recurrence following the initial drainage of an anorectal abscess

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It is well known that recurrent abscesses and anal fistulas may develop following incision and drainage. In this study, the prognostic factors for recurrence of anorectal abscess were retrospectively examined following initial drainage. Between November 2003 and April 2008, 205 patients with a diagnosis of anorectal abscess underwent initial incision and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-010-1011-9

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