'Frozen finger' in anal fissures

Tandon, Megha; Khandelwal, Rohan
October 2009
Tropical Doctor;Oct2008, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p225
Academic Journal
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.


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