Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Injury of the Anus Underlying Cause

Causes of anal injury include:

  • Anal intercourse
  • Assault
  • Falls
  • Rectal foreign bodies
  • Straddle injuries

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2007 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Injury of the Anus References
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  2. Ameh EA. Anal injury and fissure-in-ano from sexual abuse in children. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2001 Sep;21(3):273-5. [11579868]
  3. Nichols CM, Gill EJ, Nguyen T, Barber MD, Hurt WG. Anal sphincter injury in women with pelvic floor disorders. Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Oct;104(4):690-6. [15458887]
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