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