Medical Practice

Intersphincteric Abscess

Br Med J 1973; 2 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5865.537 (Published 02 June 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:537
  1. A. G. Parks,
  2. James P. S. Thomson

    Abstract

    In 33 patients with an intersphincteric abscess continuous anal pain was the commonest symptom and a lump in the wall of the anal canal the commonest sign.

    The importance of this condition as a cause of persistent undiagnosed anal pain is stressed.

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