Case Report

Anal amputation and perineal flap reconstruction of an anorectal carcinoma associated with longstanding anal fistulae: Report of a case

  • Eray Kara
  • Hakan Kerem
  • Ramazan Serdar Arslan
  • Gökhan Pekindil
  • Semin Ayhan

Turk J Colorectal Dis 2014;24(1):24-27


Anorectal carcinoma arising from a chronic anal fistula is extremely rare. Such lesions are usually misdiagnosed for the more common benign perianal abscess or fistula. Herein, we report on a case treated aggressively for anorectal cancer arising from chronic perianal fistulae. Therefore, surgeon should keep in mind that longstanding anal fistula may cause anorectal cancer in years.

Keywords: Adenocarcinoma, fistulae in ano, flap reconstruction