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ANORECTAL ABSCESSDefinitionAnorectal abscess represents an infection of the soft tissues surrounding the anal canal, with formation of a discrete abscess cavity.Often associated with formation of a fistulous track.Etiology-Arise from obstruction of anal crypts.-Infection of the now static glandular secretions results in suppuration and abscess formation within the anal gland. The abscess typically forms initially within the intersphincteric space and then spreads along adjacent potential spaces as ischiorectal, supralevetor or submucosal.In about 20 per cent of patients there is a clear

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