"Fissure in Ano" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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 to heal. (Dorland, 27th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)
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- Fissure in Ano
- Anal Fissure
- Fissure, Anal
- Anal Ulcer
- Anal Ulcers
- Ulcer, Anal
- Ulcers, Anal
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fissure in Ano" by people in Profiles.
North JH, Weber TK, Rodriguez-Bigas MA, Meropol NJ, Petrelli NJ. The management of infectious and noninfectious anorectal complications in patients with leukemia. J Am Coll Surg. 1996 Oct; 183(4):322-8.