Intersphincteric perianal abscess

Discussion:

Perianal sepsis occurs most commonly in patients with Crohn disease or diabetes. Infection enters the perianal spaces by way of a defect in the anal mucosa (in this case a chronic anal fissure) with gut organisms proliferating. If left untreated, these abscesses can point to the skin leading to a fistula between the anal canal and skin

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