A Review of Non-Operative Management of Anal Fissures in Pediatrics: A Study of 50 Cases at Alkarama Teaching Hospital

Mohammed Jabbar Kadhem, Hussein Ali Abed Ahmad, Baidaa Abdulkareem Alwan


Anal fissure is a tear or break in the skin of the anal canal. whilst acute anal fissures heal spontaneously or with simple therapeutic measures, a proportion may progress to form a chronic anal fissure. The aim of this study is to show the efficacy of conservative therapy in management of anal fissures in pediatrics. A prospective study was conducted in alkarama teaching hospital  during a period from February 2014 to March 2015 for analyzing fifty cases of anal fissure in children & the effect of conservative treatment. A personal biodata, detailed history of diet, bowel habits, site of fissure & presentation, all were registered.

Keywords: Anal fissure, Conservative Treatment, Proctocidar.

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