Anal fissure causes
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Anal fissure are caused due to severe and chronic constipation, watery diarrhea and Crohn's disease. Anal fissures are common in women after childbirth, and following constipation in infants. Other less common causes include tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, anal intercourse, HIV, Human papillomavirus, and syphilis.
- Life-threatening causes include conditions which may result in death or permanent disability within 24 hours if left untreated. There are no life-threatening causes of anal fissure, however complications resulting from untreated anal fissure is common.
Anal fissures may be caused by:
- Severe and chronic constipation
- Severe watery diarrhea
- Difficult labor
- Crohn's disease
- Infants- constipation
Less Common Causes
Causes by Organ System
|Cardiovascular||No underlying causes|
|Chemical/Poisoning||No underlying causes|
|Dental||No underlying causes|
|Dermatologic||No underlying causes|
|Drug Side Effect||No underlying causes|
|Ear Nose Throat||No underlying causes|
|Endocrine||No underlying causes|
|Environmental||No underlying causes|
|Gastroenterologic||Crohn's disease, Diarrhea, Constipation, Infants constipation|
|Genetic||No underlying causes|
|Hematologic||No underlying causes|
|Iatrogenic||No underlying causes|
|Infectious Disease||HIV AIDS, Human papillomavirus,Tuberculosis|
|Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic||No underlying causes|
|Neurologic||No underlying causes|
|Nutritional/Metabolic||No underlying causes|
|Obstetric/Gynecologic||Difficult vaginal labor|
|Oncologic||No underlying causes|
|Ophthalmologic||No underlying causes|
|Overdose/Toxicity||No underlying causes|
|Psychiatric||No underlying causes|
|Pulmonary||No underlying causes|
|Renal/Electrolyte||No underlying causes|
|Sexual||Anal intercourse, syphilis|
|Trauma||No underlying causes|
|Urologic||No underlying causes|
|Miscellaneous||No underlying causes|
Causes in Alphabetical Order
List the causes of the disease in alphabetical order.
- Schlichtemeier S, Engel A (2016). "Anal fissure". Aust Prescr. 39 (1): 14–7. doi:10.18773/austprescr.2016.007. PMC 4816871. PMID 27041801.
- Abramowitz L, Sobhani I, Benifla JL; et al. (2002). "Anal fissure and thrombosed external hemorrhoids before and after delivery". Dis. Colon Rectum. 45 (5): 650–5. PMID 12004215.
- Martínez-Costa C, Palao Ortuño MJ, Alfaro Ponce B; et al. (2005). "[Functional constipation: prospective study and treatment response]". Anales de pediatría (Barcelona, Spain) (in Spanish; Castilian). 63 (5): 418–25. PMID 16266617.