Fistula Treatment


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Anal Fistula is an abnormal passage (communication) between the interior of the anal canal (or rectum) and the outer skin surface around the anus i.e - One Opening of the fistula (Internal opening) is inside the anus (or rectum) and another opening (External opening) is on skin surface around the anus. A tube like structure ( Fistula track) connect them.

  • Persistant seropurulent ( sticky) discharge of pus and/or stool from the external opening of the fistula.
  • Irritation of skin
  • Itching
  • Pain
  • Flatus (gas) escape from external opening
  • Abscess
  • Tuberculosis.(T.B)
  • Cancer
  • IBS (Inflamatory bowel Syndrome)
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease..
  • Fistula Probing
  • Fistulogram
  • MRI
  • Endorectal ultra sonography
  • Low anal (75%)
  • High anal (8%)
  • Subcutaneous(5%)
  • Ano- rectal (7%)
  • Sub - Mucous (5%)