Diagnosis and Treatment of Anal Fissure

Morantz, Carrie; Torrey, Brian
March 2004
American Family Physician;3/1/2004, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p1300
Academic Journal
Focuses on the study "AGA Technical Review on the Diagnosis and Care of Patients With Anal Fissure," conducted by the American Gastroenterological Association, published in the January 2003 issue of the journal "Gastroenterology." Diagnosis and treatment of anal fissure; Clinical management of anal fissure; Diagnostic techniques for anal fissure.


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