Perianal fistula

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Perianal pain - Few days. On examination - perianal fistula. P/H/O surgery for perianal fistula - 13 yrs back.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

A skin opening is noted at 3 o'clock.

A tract is seen extending to anal canal for about 4 - 5 cm length.

Its communication with anal canal is noted at 6 o'clock.

Distance from anal opening is about 2 cm.

No abscess is noted.

No other tract is noted. 

Case Discussion

Surgery - Transsphincteric perianal fistula.

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Case information

rID: 26721
Published: 4th Jan 2014
Last edited: 13th Dec 2015
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