Research Article

Key Hole Deformity and Advancement Anoplasty in Chronic Anal Fissure

  • Sezai Leventoğlu
  • Bahadır Ege
  • B. Bülent Menteş

Turk J Colorectal Dis 2007;17(1):33-35

Chronic anal fissure (CAF) is the most common anorectal disorder. Lateral internal sphincterotomy is the gold standard treatment procedure for CAF. Key-hole deformity is mostly seen after surgical treatment of CAF. Five patients with key-hole deformity were treated by advancement anoplasty, and the cases are described. This study demonstrated that advancement anoplasty had good results for key-hole deformity.

Keywords: Anal fissur, key hole deformity, advancement flap