Anorectal Abscess and Fistula

  • Carol-Ann Vasilevsky


Anorectal abscesses and fistula-in-ano represent different stages along the continuum of a common pathogenic spectrum. The abscess represents the acute inflammatory event while the fistula is representative of the chronic process.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol-Ann Vasilevsky
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  1. 1.Division of Colorectal Surgery, Jewish General HospitalMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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