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J R Soc Med. 1994 January; 87(1): 46.
PMCID: PMC1294285

Tuberculous fissure-in ano.


Anal tuberculosis is rare, with cases appearing sporadically in the worldwide literature, and only a single case report of the condition occurring in the UK over the last 10 years. We are able to present a case of tuberculous fissure-in ano.

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