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Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 51–55 | Cite as

Anal fistula: A review of 82 cases

  • A. N. Ani
  • T. F. Solanke
Article

Summary

Eighty-two cases of anal fistula have been retrospectively reviewed, and their clinical presentations, pathology, and management presented. Most of the fistulas were primary and, except for the four cases due to tuberculosis, there does not seem to have been any underlying systemic or gastrointestinal causative factor. A preoperative fistulogram is essential in the management of this condition.

Keywords

Anal Canal Hemorrhoid Anal Fissure Anal Fistula Fistulous Tract 
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© American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. N. Ani
    • 1
  • T. F. Solanke
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity College HospitalIbadanNigeria

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