Definitions for "Anal Fissure"
Keywords:  mucosa, tear, canal, fissure, bowel
a split or crack in the lining of the anal opening, usually caused by the passage of very hard or watery stools.
A small tear or cut in the skin around the anus which can cause pain and/or bleeding.
a break in the skin lining the anal canal (mucosa) and the main symptom is bleeding
a common disorder which affects any age group
a common problem seen by primary care physicians and surgeons