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An Anal Fissure is a cut or tear occurring in the anus (opening through which stool passes out of the body) that extends upwards into the anal canal. Fissures have been considered a common condition of the anus and anal canal. It becomes responsible for 6 % – 15 % visit to colon and rectal surgeon. Every age group may be affected by this condition. Anal fissure usually causes pain during bowel movements and most common cause for the rectal bleeding.
A Fistula is an abnormal connection between an organ and another structure. It develops when the organ becomes inflamed or injured. Most common location for fistula is around the anus. They are called peri-anal fistulas.
Fistulas can be formed between:-
Fissures are often connected with local trauma, such as the passage of hard stools, anal trauma or inflammatory bowel disease.
Fistula can occur if an abscess does not heal properly even after the pus has drained away. Other reasons for anal fistulas are Crohn's disease, it is a long-term condition in which the digestive system becomes inflamed.
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