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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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The exact aetiology of primary anal fissure is unknown.
In our study most frequent clinical presentation was haemorrhoids (37.9.0%), Followed by anal fissure (33.5%).
Libertiny et al20 in a similar comparative trial showed 98% healing of anal fissure with lateral internal sphincterotomy while GTN relieved 56%, with 10% recurrence.
* Criteria for study inclusion: Participants were randomized to nonsurgical therapy for anal fissures. Comparison groups included operative procedures, other medical therapy, or placebo.
A comparison of botulinum toxin and saline for the treatment of chronic anal fissure. N Engl J Med 1998; 338: 217-220.
In our study out of 470 patients who had acute anal fissure, 456 patients (97%) were treated conservatively with warm sitz bath, stool softener, high fibre diet and topical diltiazem or nifedipine ointment application; 14 patients (3%) were subjected to lateral internal sphincterotomy as 1st line of treatment.
Stress and psychopathology and its impact on quality of life in chronic anal fissure (CAF) patients.
Material and Methods: Chronic anal fissure was treated with use of lateral anal sphicterotomy after admission to surgical ward and by application of 0.2% glyceryltrinatrate as an outdoor case on 202 patients over a period of 15 months.
Anal fissure is a common condition in young and middle-aged adults, and especially in peripartum women.
Late Post-Operative Complications Complication 2 Weeks 3 Months 6 Months Faecal Urgency 2 0 0 Intermittent Bleeding 3 1 0 Anal Stenosis 0 1 0 Abscess, Anal Fissure, 0 0 0 Fistula and Recurrence
The pain associated with an anal fissure is distinct from that of an abscess or thrombosed hemorrhoid--it's a throbbing pain lasting minutes to hours per episode.
Common organic causes include cryptitis, anal fissure, perianal abscess (with or without fistula), hemorrhoids, solitary rectal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, and rectal ischemia (Figure 3).
In 1951, he published an article in the Journal of Surgery on the management of anal fissure by sphincterotomy.