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.
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Khubchandani, I. T. (1994). Anal stenosis. The Surgical Clinics Of North America, 74(6), 1353-1360.
Medicine and Health Sciences | Other Medical Specialties | Surgery
Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery Faculty