Title

Anal Stenosis.

Publication/Presentation Date

12-1-1994

Abstract

Anal stenosis is an abnormally tight inelastic anal opening that resists digital examination and is most commonly the result of excessive scarring following anorectal surgery. Surgical correction consists of excision of scar tissue, judicious internal sphincterotomy, and replacement of tissue with healthy skin or mucosa. The author's preferred procedure of advancement mucosal anoplasty is described in detail.

Volume

74

Issue

6

First Page

1353

Last Page

1360

ISSN

0039-6109

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Other Medical Specialties | Surgery

PubMedID

7985070

Department(s)

Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty

Document Type

Article