Fistula In

An anal fistula is an abnormal tract that connects the anal canal with the skin and is lined with epithelium and granulation tissue. A fistula in ano most commonly results from a perianal or ischiorectal abscess (Fig 78-4). It may, however, be associated with ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, or tuberculosis. Although anterior-opening fistulas tend to follow a simple, direct course to the anal canal (Goodsall rule), posterior-opening fistulas may follow a devious, curving path, including some that are horseshoe-shaped.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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