Risk Factors

October 2011
Current Medical Literature: Gastroenterology;2011, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p131
Academic Journal
The article presents comments on a study which suggests that smoking habit can be a risk factor for the development of anal abscess and perianal fistula. The study reveals that the risk may decline in time after patients have quit smoking. A discusion of the diagnosis as well a statistical analysis of the study are presented.


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