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perianal

 [per″e-a´nal]
around the anus.
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cir·cum·a·nal

(ser'kŭm-ā'năl),
Surrounding the anus.
Synonym(s): perianal, periproctic
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perianal

adjective Around or surrounding the anus.
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per·i·a·nal

(per'ē-ā'năl)
Pertaining to the area around the anus.
[G. peri, around + L. anus]
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Ideal combination of MRI sequences for perianal fistula classification and the evaluation of additional findings for readers with varying levels of experience.
It should be noted that risk factors such as diabetes mellitus, obesity, anemia, and smoking could affect the results of human perianal fistula. Evaluation of these risk factors is recommended in future research.
Fistulising perianal Crohn's disease is another clinical entity: in population-based studies [5-7], the occurrence of perianal fistulas in CD varies between 14 and 23% of cases, with cumulative incidence depending on time from diagnosis.
The aim of the study is to evaluate the role of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in viewing and classifying perianal fistulas.
Two German shepherd male dogs, aged 4 and 7 years, and weighing 38 and 40 kg respectively, were presented with history of chronic constipation, dyschezia and numerous perianal fistula with malodorous purulent discharge since more than one year.
Diagnosis of perianal fistula was made after clinical examination probing of fistula and rectoscopic examination by their surgeons.
[31] compared the efficacy of hydrogen peroxide enhanced 3D-EUS with endoanal MRI in a prospective cohort of 21 patients with perianal fistula and reported an agreement as high as 80% in identifying the primary track for 3D-EUS and surgery, 90% for both MRI and surgery, and 3D-EUS and MRI.
The diagnosis was perianal fistula and I was sent home with the following prescriptions: prednisone 20mg/twice daily and cephalexin 500mg/twice daily.
Perianal fistula, pouch-vaginal fistula, IPAA stricture, and pouchitis occurred in 11%-40% of patients without a delayed diagnosis of Crohn's disease and were two-to fourfold more common in those with delayed diagnosis.
Physical examination revealed chronic dermatitis on trunk and face and a perianal fistula.
Verhey et al., "Adalimumab combined with ciprofloxacin is superior to adalimumab monotherapy in perianal fistula closure in Crohn's disease: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial (ADAFI)," Gut, vol.
Actinomycosis as a cause of recurrent perianal fistula in the immune compromised patient.