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Fissure in Ano (Anal Fissure)

A painful linear ulcer at the margin of the anus. It appears as a crack or slit in the mucous membrane of the anus and is very painful and difficult to heal. (Dorland, 27th ed & Stedman, 25th ed)
Also Known As:
Anal Fissure; Anal Ulcers; Fissure, Anal; Ulcer, Anal; Ulcers, Anal; Anal Ulcer
Networked: 404 relevant articles (80 outcomes, 112 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pain (Aches)
2. Headache (Headaches)
3. Hemorrhoids
4. Esophageal Achalasia (Megaesophagus)
5. Constipation

Experts

1. Brisinda, Giuseppe: 5 articles (11/2012 - 08/2003)
2. Maria, Giorgio: 5 articles (11/2012 - 08/2003)
3. Maria, G: 5 articles (06/2008 - 01/2000)
4. Brisinda, G: 5 articles (06/2008 - 01/2000)
5. Scholefield, J H: 5 articles (10/2005 - 09/2002)
6. Sajid, M S: 4 articles (01/2013 - 01/2008)
7. Baig, M K: 4 articles (01/2013 - 01/2008)
8. Jones, O M: 4 articles (09/2011 - 11/2003)
9. Jones, Oliver M: 4 articles (05/2007 - 04/2002)
10. Schouten, W R: 4 articles (12/2005 - 09/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Fissure in Ano:
1. Botulinum Toxins (Botulinum Toxin)IBA
2. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Diltiazem (Cardizem)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Nifedipine (Adalat)FDA LinkGeneric
5. Isosorbide Dinitrate (Isordil)FDA LinkGeneric
6. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)FDA LinkGeneric
7. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox)FDA Link
8. Calcium Channel Blockers (Blockers, Calcium Channel)IBA
9. Glycerol (Glycerine)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Local Anesthesia
2. Injections
3. Lasers (Laser)
4. Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
5. Moxibustion