An anal fissure is a split in the lining of the bowel that occurs just inside the back passage. It is usually caused by the passage of hard stool (related to constipation and straining)


Facts About Anal Fissure
First Edition 2008​


  • What is it?
  • Symptoms
  • Clinical appearance
  • Management


Facts About Anal Fissure is now available as an A4 pdf file.

Anal Fissure (Adobe Acrobat PDF 172K)