Anorectal abscess


Key articles

Nomikos IN. Anorectal abscesses: need for accurate anatomical localization of the disease. Clin Anat. 1997;10:239-244. Abstract

Gilliland R, Wexner SD. Complicated anorectal sepsis. Surg Clin North Am. 1997;77:115-153. Abstract

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