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Anal Fissure and Chemical Sphincterotomy

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for clinical evidence of an anal fissure.

Specialty:

Gastroenterology

Objective:

options, selection, surgery

ICD-10:

K60.0, K60.1, K60.2

Description:

An anal fissure is a painful condition associated with a linear tear at the anus secondary to defecation of hard stool or mucosal ischemia.

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