Perianal fistulas

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The anatomical anal canal extends from the perineal skin to the linea dentata. Surgically, the anal canal extends from the perineal skin to the anorectal ring. This is the circular upper border of the puborectal muscle which is digitally palpable upon rectal examination. The anorectal ring lies approximately ,5 cm above the linea dentata. The total length of the surgical anal canal is about cm.

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Anal fistula - NHS

Perianal fistulas are most common in German Shepherds, but also occur in other breeds. Clinical signs include difficulty defecating, incontinence, biting and licking of the perianal area, and purulent discharge. Diagnosis is based on physical examination and ruling out other causes of the signs. Cyclosporine is the treatment of choice.

Perianal Fistulas

Anal fistula is a chronic abnormal communication between the epithelialised surface of the anal canal and usually the perianal skin. They can form when anal abscesses do not heal properly. Anal fistulae originate from the anal glands , which are located between the internal and external anal sphincter and drain into the anal canal.
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