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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 155-157

Management of high anal fistula by Kshara Sutra ligation along with partial fistulotomy - A case report


1 Assistant Professor, Dept of Shalya Tantra, KLE U B M Kankanawadi Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum, India
2 PG scholar Dept of Shalya Tantra, KLE U B M Kankanawadi Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum, India

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Santosh Y Mudakappagol
Assistant Professor, Dept of Shalya Tantra, KLE U B M Kankanawadi Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Belgaum
India
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Fistula-in-ano is the chronic phase of anorectal infection and is characterized by chronic purulent drainage or intermittent pain associated with cyclical accumulation of an abscess with discomfort at the perineal area. Fistula in ano is classified as low anal and high anal, where management of low anal fistula is easier compared to high anal fistula. Conventional surgical treatments, like fistulotomy, fistulectomy and Seton thread technique sever the anal sphincters and may cause incontinence. The recurrent rate of “lay-open” fistulotomy was reported between 2-9 % with functional impairment ranging from 0 to 17%. This has a profound effect on the patient’s quality of life. Here is the case report where complex posterior high anal fistula managed with Kshara Sutra (Medicated thread) and partial fistulotomy


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