MS - General Surgery, FACS, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery(FMAS), FIAGES-Advanced Laparoscopy, FALS(Fellow Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery), FAIS
General Surgeon, Kolkata
Fissure, more commonly known as anal fissure or rectal fissure, is a tear or crack in the skin of the anal canal or around the anus. They may be painful if they are acute but pain intensity is often less in the case of chronic fissures. They may extend from the anal opening and are typically present in the midline posteriorly in the anal canal, the part of the anus near to spine. Attempt the following quiz to check your knowledge about the anal fissure.