Anal Fissure

Known as: Fissure in Ano, Anal Ulcers, fissure-in-ano 
A painful linear ulcer at the margin of the anus. It appears as a crack or slit in the mucous membrane of the anus and is very painful and difficult… (More)
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2000
2000
BACKGROUND Botulinum toxin induces healing in patients with idiopathic anal fissure. METHODS Fifty patients affected by… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Chronic anal fissure is a tear in the lower half of the anal canal that is maintained by contraction of the internal… (More)
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1997
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1997
PURPOSE To investigate the potential gain of the concomitant use of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in improving local control and… (More)
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1997
1997
PURPOSE It has been suggested that chronic anal fissure is ischemic in origin because of poor blood supply and spasm of the… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
Anal fissure is a common problem that causes significant morbidity in a young and otherwise healthy population. Treatment has… (More)
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1994
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1994
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between anal pressure and anodermal blood flow. METHODS We… (More)
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1994
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1994
PURPOSE This study was designed to determine whether functional variations of internal sphincter activity occur in order to… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
The authors believed that it might be possible to explain the local frequency of the anal fissure at the posterior commissure by… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
We conducted a study of 126 patients with anal and rectal squamous cell carcinoma and 372 randomly selected control subjects in… (More)
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1977
1977
The activity of the internal anal sphincter in patients with fissure has been studied by measuring anal pressure and motility… (More)
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