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Does anal fissure leads to rectal cancer ?
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not likely.
Anal cancer can result from chronic irritation from condyloma acuminata, perianal fissures/fistulae, chronic hemmorrhids, leukoplakia, and trauma from anal intercourse.
This presents with a triad of bleeding, pain, and perianal mass. Anal fissures, by themselves, do not lead to cancer, but if they are caused by some chronic process (anal intercourse), the epithelium react and can become cancer.

In brief: Not likely.
Anal cancer can result from chronic irritation from condyloma acuminata, perianal fissures/fistulae, chronic hemmorrhids, leukoplakia, and trauma from anal intercourse.
This presents with a triad of bleeding, pain, and perianal mass. Anal fissures, by themselves, do not lead to cancer, but if they are caused by some chronic process (anal intercourse), the epithelium react and can become cancer.
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Anal fissure and rectal cancer are two completely different diseases.
Anal fissure does not lead to rectal cancer.

In brief: No
Anal fissure and rectal cancer are two completely different diseases.
Anal fissure does not lead to rectal cancer.
Dr. Liawaty Ho
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