Anoplasty involves reconstruction of the anus and is most often performed to correct anal stenosis, which is a narrowing of the anal canal that causes painful bowel movements.
- General anesthesia is typically used
- Procedure involves stretching or enlarging the opening where stool drains
- May include the use of skin flaps as part of the reconstruction
- Surgery may include closing of fistulas (small tube-like openings)
- Procedure restores normal functioning of the anus
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