Fistula

A fistula in ano is an abnormal tract or cavity with an external opening in the perianal area that is communicating with the rectum or anal canal by an identifiable internal opening.Most fistula are thought to arise as a result of cryptoglandular infection with resultant perirectal abscess.

Signs & Symtoms

  • Discharge of pus from an opening around anus.
  • Pain around anus
  • Swelling
  • Bleeding
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin excoriation
  • External opening

Fistula Tests and Investigations

Fistulas can be of many types depending on which side of anus the infection occurred.
We have a team of experts headed by Dr. Dinesh Jindel who are dedicatedly involved in diagnosing and advising the proper treatment for the individual type of fistula.
The investigations advised vary as to the type of fistula and can range from complete blood count and profile to MRI of the region in the complicated cases especially the recurrent ones.