n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - The five common symptoms of anal disease : more about... general surgery
|Article Title||The five common symptoms of anal disease : more about... general surgery|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Affiliations||1 Groote Schuur Hospital and 2 Groote Schuur Hospital|
|Publication Date||Jun 2013|
|Pages||218 - 220|
This typically presents with pain on defecation and blood spotting on toilet paper. These symptoms are due to an ischaemic mucosal ulcer within a high-pressure sphincter. The fissure is usually visible at inspection of the gently distracted anus (Fig. 1).
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