• Anal Fissure Risk Factors

Risk Factors

Factors that can contribute to the development of fissure include:

  • Trauma to the anal mucosa due to passage of hard stools, child birth.
  • Prolonged diarrhea
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Diet with low fiber content
  • Crohn's disease
  • Insertion of rectoscope, endoscope
  • Anal cancer
  • Tuberculosis
  • Immune system disorders