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The anus and anal canal 

The anus and anal canal
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The anus and anal canal
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10.1093/med/9780199219018.003.0011
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date: 26 February 2021

Introduction 302

Anorectal abscesses 304

Prolapsed internal haemorrhoids 307

Perianal haematomas 308

Rectal prolapse 310

Anal fissure 311

Early postoperative complications 312

Patients with perianal disorders commonly present acutely, although many can be discharged home the same day with outpatient follow-up. There is significant variation between surgeons in their preferred management of many perianal conditions; be sure that you are aware of the preferences of your seniors....

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