TITLE

'Frozen finger' in anal fissures

AUTHOR(S)
Tandon, Megha; Khandelwal, Rohan
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Tropical Doctor;Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p225
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Acute anal fissures are usually managed by various invasive and non-invasive modalities ranging from simple lifestyle changes to chemical and surgical sphincterotomies. Frozen finger, prepared using a water-filled ordinary rubber glove, was successfully used in one hundred patients, thus providing a cost-effective and simple solution to the problem.
ACCESSION #
70220024

 

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