anal tag

anal tag

Oedematous skin at the peripheral end of an anal fissure, which is often accompanied by pain on defecation and fresh bleeding.
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Fecal contamination can lead to chronic inflammation, edema, and development of an anal tag.
The history and physical examination is suggestive of organic disease (for example, anal tags, perianal disease, anemia, fever, and age below 5 years).