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Rectal Tear Evaluation
- Cracked skin at the anus
- Anal bleeding
The diagnosis of an anal fissure can be made without testing.
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PubMed Rectal Tear References
- Jonas M, Scholefield J. Anal fissure (chronic). Clin Evid. 2004 Dec;(12):581-90. 
- Lawes D, Taylor I. Recent randomised trials in colorectal disease. Colorectal Dis. 2005 Jan;7(1):8-17. 
- Nelson R. Operative procedures for fissure in ano. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Apr 18;(2):CD002199.