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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE: This study was designed to determine factors that contribute to chronic anal fistula or recurrent sepsis after initial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND The aim of this prospective randomized trial was to compare the effectiveness and morbidity of surgical versus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Anal cancers are thought to arise from squamous intraepithelial lesions in the anal canal, and women infected with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
PURPOSE To investigate the potential gain of the concomitant use of radiotherapy and chemotherapy in improving local control and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Microvascular perfusion of the anoderm was assessed by laser Doppler flowmetry in 27 patients with anal fissure. Anal pressure… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between anal pressure and anodermal blood flow. METHODS: We… Expand
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Highly Cited
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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
High sphincter pressures recorded in patients with fissure‐in‐ano have been attributed to sphincter spasm induced by wide… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
It is well known both by clinical examination and by objective measurement that a high pressure zone is to be found in the anal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1959
Highly Cited
1959
  • J. M. Caldas
  • Revista brasileira de cirurgia
  • 1959
  • Corpus ID: 329228
Anal fissures are usually the result of constipation, i.e., passing a hard, dry bowel movement, which tears the fragile skin at… Expand
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