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2020 Apr 23

Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol

Inflammatory bowel disease symptoms at the time of anal fistula lead to the diagnosis of Crohn’s disease.


Yzet C, Sabbagh C, Loreau J, Turpin J, Brazier F, Dupas J-L, Nguyen-Khac É, Fumery M
Clin Res Hepatol Gastroenterol. 2020 Apr 23.
PMID: 32336615.


Most anal fistulas are crypto-glandular. Nevertheless, anal fistulas can reveal Crohn's disease (CD). The aim of our study was to evaluate the risk of developing CD in patients undergoing surgery for anal fistula.