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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr08.2009.2169.
Published online 2010 January 13. doi:  10.1136/bcr.08.2009.2169
PMCID: PMC3027388
Reminder of important clinical lesson

Fibroepithelial polyp in an anal fistulous track: a sign of chronic pathology


Hypertrophied anal papillae and fibroepithelial polyps are benign acquired polypoid lesions of the anal canal. The development and protrusion of a fibroepithelial polyp in an anal fistulous track is described. This is a rare physical sign of chronic anal pathology.

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