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Synonyms for fissure

Synonyms for fissure

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

to undergo partial breaking

Synonyms for fissure

a long narrow depression in a surface

(anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

break into fissures or fine cracks

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Nonoperative treatment of anal fissures and internal hemorrhoids is all about encouraging patient adherence.
Anal fissures are not exactly a topic for cocktail party conversation, and the reluctance to discuss them often leaves sufferers thinking they are the only ones affected.
Ansaloni L, Bernabe A, Ghetti R, et al: Oral lacidipine in the treatment of anal fissure.
Since the introduction of the posterior internal sphincterotomy by Eisenhammer [13] in 1951, chronic anal fissure has been managed with surgery once conservative measures failed.
The sexual act is a violent one, and although it does not always result in an anal fissure (condom or not), the rectal colon is very fragile.
I had a look, known in the trade as looking up an old friend, and discovered that the cause of the problem was an anal fissure.
Other indications such as pediatric cerebral palsy, upper limb spasticity, headache, hyperhidrosis, anal fissure, temporomandibular disorder, and pain management are in various stages of clinical development in the United States.
Treatment of chronic anal fissure with topical Glyceryl trinitrate.
Anal fissure affects all age groups, from infancy to old age, but the peak incidence is in the 10-30 age group.
Treatment for anal fissure may include stretching the sphincter muscle or surgical removal of tissue or skin in the affected area.
Anal Fissure Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" provides data on the Anal Fissure clinical trial scenario.
Developments in the pharmacological understanding of the internal anal sphincter have resulted in more conservative approaches towards treatment of acute anal fissure.
8 As an additional advantage in contrast to PNB, caudal block provides perianal analgesia and anal sphincter relaxation, making it much easier to maneuver the TRUS probe even in painful anal conditions (such as anal fissure orhaemorrhoids).
Without ordering a flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, the physician diagnosed a healing anal fissure.