The five common symptoms of anal disease | Boutall | Continuing Medical Education - disorders of the anus

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Anal Disorders | MedlinePlus disorders of the anus


Anal disorders include hemorrhoids, fistulas, and abscesses. Learn about which anal conditions are minor and those that are more serious.

The anus is that part of the intestinal tract that passes through the muscular canal of the pelvis and anal sphincters. It is the final orifice through.

WebMD provides a medical diagram of the anus and explains its function and problems that can affect the anus.