A fistula is an abnormal connection between two organs or two tissue surfaces. An anal fistula (fistula-in-ano) is a connection between the anal canal and the skin. This fact sheet will help you to understand the cause, treatment, and complications of therapy for fistula-in-ano.
|Author 1 First Name||Andrew A.|
|Author 1 Last Name||Shelton|
|Author 2 First Name||Robert D.|
|Author 2 Last Name||Madoff|
|Author Designation||MD, FACS|
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