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Anal fissure

MedGen UID:
42031
Concept ID:
C0016167
Acquired Abnormality; Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Anal Fissure; Anal Ulcer; Anal Ulcers; Fissure in Ano; Fissure, Anal; Ulcer, Anal; Ulcers, Anal
SNOMED CT: Fissure in ano (30037006); Ulcer of anus (20928004); Solitary ulcer of anus (20928004); Anal ulcer (20928004); Anal fissure (30037006); Nontraumatic tear of anus (30037006)
 
HPO: HP:0012390

Definition

A small tear in the thin, moist tissue (mucosa) that lines the anus. It appears as a crack or slit in the mucous membrane of the anus. [from HPO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVAnal fissure

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Ruiz-Tovar J, Llavero C
Dis Colon Rectum 2017 Jan;60(1):81-86. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000736. PMID: 27926561
Barnes TG, Zafrani Z, Abdelrazeq AS
Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Oct;58(10):967-73. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000434. PMID: 26347969
Youssef T, Youssef M, Thabet W, Lotfy A, Shaat R, Abd-Elrazek E, Farid M
Int J Surg 2015 Oct;22:143-8. Epub 2015 Aug 24 doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.08.033. PMID: 26316154
Higuero T
J Visc Surg 2015 Apr;152(2 Suppl):S37-43. Epub 2014 Oct 8 doi: 10.1016/j.jviscsurg.2014.07.007. PMID: 25305752
Aslam MI, Pervaiz A, Figueiredo R
Asian J Surg 2014 Jan;37(1):15-9. Epub 2013 Aug 22 doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2013.07.004. PMID: 23972505

Diagnosis

Malaty HM, Sansgiry S, Artinyan A, Hou JK
Dig Dis Sci 2016 Mar;61(3):861-4. Epub 2015 Oct 29 doi: 10.1007/s10620-015-3930-3. PMID: 26514675
Barnes TG, Zafrani Z, Abdelrazeq AS
Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Oct;58(10):967-73. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000434. PMID: 26347969
Aslam MI, Pervaiz A, Figueiredo R
Asian J Surg 2014 Jan;37(1):15-9. Epub 2013 Aug 22 doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2013.07.004. PMID: 23972505
Arslan K, Erenoğlu B, Doğru O, Kökçam S, Turan E, Atay A
World J Surg 2012 Sep;36(9):2225-9. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1604-2. PMID: 22526048
Levin A, Cohen MJ, Mindrul V, Lysy J
Int J Colorectal Dis 2011 Dec;26(12):1595-9. Epub 2011 Jul 30 doi: 10.1007/s00384-011-1284-7. PMID: 21805112

Therapy

Ruiz-Tovar J, Llavero C
Dis Colon Rectum 2017 Jan;60(1):81-86. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000736. PMID: 27926561
Barnes TG, Zafrani Z, Abdelrazeq AS
Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Oct;58(10):967-73. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000434. PMID: 26347969
Youssef T, Youssef M, Thabet W, Lotfy A, Shaat R, Abd-Elrazek E, Farid M
Int J Surg 2015 Oct;22:143-8. Epub 2015 Aug 24 doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.08.033. PMID: 26316154
Higuero T
J Visc Surg 2015 Apr;152(2 Suppl):S37-43. Epub 2014 Oct 8 doi: 10.1016/j.jviscsurg.2014.07.007. PMID: 25305752
Aslam MI, Pervaiz A, Figueiredo R
Asian J Surg 2014 Jan;37(1):15-9. Epub 2013 Aug 22 doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2013.07.004. PMID: 23972505

Prognosis

D'Ugo S, Franceschilli L, Cadeddu F, Leccesi L, Blanco Gdel V, Calabrese E, Milito G, Di Lorenzo N, Gaspari AL, Sileri P
BMC Gastroenterol 2013 Mar 11;13:47. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-13-47. PMID: 23496835Free PMC Article
Abramowitz L, Bouchard D, Souffran M, Devulder F, Ganansia R, Castinel A, Suduca JM, Soudan D, Varastet M, Staumont G; GREP: Groupe de Recherche En Proctologie de la Société Nationale Française de Colo‐Proctologie.; CREGG: Club de Réflexion des cabinets et Groupe d’Hépato‐Gastroentérologie.
Colorectal Dis 2013 Mar;15(3):359-67. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2012.03176.x. PMID: 22776322
Pérez-Legaz J, Arroyo A, Moya P, Ruiz-Tovar J, Frangi A, Candela F, Oliver MI, Calpena R
Dis Colon Rectum 2012 Aug;55(8):893-9. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e31825a9f1f. PMID: 22810476
Kirkil C, Aygen E, Doğru O, Ilhan YS, Ayten R, Camci C, Göğebakan O
Turk J Gastroenterol 2012 Feb;23(1):28-32. PMID: 22505376
Jawaid M, Masood Z, Salim M
J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 2009 Oct;19(10):614-7. doi: 10.2009/JCPSP.614617. PMID: 19811710

Clinical prediction guides

Barnes TG, Zafrani Z, Abdelrazeq AS
Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Oct;58(10):967-73. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000434. PMID: 26347969
Youssef T, Youssef M, Thabet W, Lotfy A, Shaat R, Abd-Elrazek E, Farid M
Int J Surg 2015 Oct;22:143-8. Epub 2015 Aug 24 doi: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2015.08.033. PMID: 26316154
Liang J, Church JM
Am J Surg 2015 Oct;210(4):715-9. Epub 2015 Jun 27 doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2015.05.005. PMID: 26231724
Gandomkar H, Zeinoddini A, Heidari R, Amoli HA
Dis Colon Rectum 2015 Feb;58(2):228-34. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000000307. PMID: 25585082
Bulus H, Varol N, Tas A, Coskun A
Asian J Surg 2013 Oct;36(4):165-9. Epub 2013 Mar 6 doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2013.01.010. PMID: 24054756

Recent systematic reviews

Higuero T
J Visc Surg 2015 Apr;152(2 Suppl):S37-43. Epub 2014 Oct 8 doi: 10.1016/j.jviscsurg.2014.07.007. PMID: 25305752
Chen HL, Woo XB, Wang HS, Lin YJ, Luo HX, Chen YH, Chen CQ, Peng JS
Tech Coloproctol 2014 Aug;18(8):693-8. Epub 2014 Feb 6 doi: 10.1007/s10151-014-1121-4. PMID: 24500725
D'Ugo S, Franceschilli L, Cadeddu F, Leccesi L, Blanco Gdel V, Calabrese E, Milito G, Di Lorenzo N, Gaspari AL, Sileri P
BMC Gastroenterol 2013 Mar 11;13:47. doi: 10.1186/1471-230X-13-47. PMID: 23496835Free PMC Article
Nelson RL, Thomas K, Morgan J, Jones A
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2012 Feb 15;(2):CD003431. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD003431.pub3. PMID: 22336789
Yiannakopoulou E
Int J Colorectal Dis 2012 Jan;27(1):1-9. Epub 2011 Aug 6 doi: 10.1007/s00384-011-1286-5. PMID: 21822595

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