Flashcards in Ano-rectal Conditions Deck (12):
What are the common presentations of ano-rectal abnormalities?
What are the different types of ano rectal abnormalities?
What are the congenital causes of ano rectal abnormalities?
Hirschprung's myenteric plexus deficiency
What are the acquired causes of ano rectal abnormalities?
Fistula in ano
Control of continence
What are haemorrhoids?
Vascular tissue swells up filling the anal canal
What are the complications of haemorrhoids?
Bleeding after defecaetion
When are anal fissures classified as chronic?
After 6 weeks
How are anal fissures treated?
Smooth muscle relaxant (diltiazem calcium blocker, glyceryl trinitrate paste)
Internal lateral sphincterotomy
What is the primary treatment for peri anal abscesses?
What are the complications of peri anal abscesses?
Damage to the sphincter
What are the risk factors for fistula in ano?