Anorectal Abscesses and Fistulas

  • M.-C. Marti
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Anorectal abscesses and fistulas are among the most frequently observed anorectal lesions. As anorectal abscesses frequently result in more or less complex and extensive fistulous tracts, the two pathologies should be regarded as the same condition. Abscesses and fistulas are two phases of the same disease: a fistulous abscess [9]. However, for practical and therapeutical reasons, they should be considered separately.


Anal Fistula External Sphincter Fistulous Tract Anal Gland Anorectal Fistula 
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