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Psychoanal
a. relating to a stage of psychosexual development during which the child's interest is concentrated on the anal region and excremental functions
b. designating personality traits in the adult, such as orderliness, meanness, stubbornness, etc., due to fixation at the anal stage of development

anal

[′ān·əl]
(anatomy)
Relating to or located near the anus.
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MRI is also extremely helpful in the preoperative planning by outlining the extent and secondary ramifications of the fistula tract as well as detecting the anal and cutaneous openings and associated abscesses (4, 5).
Although the small sample size and absence of long-term results were limitations of this study, the satisfactory preliminary results encourage us to consider that combined repair of anal sphincters, perineal body, superficial transverse perinei muscles, and bulbospongiosus muscles may improve surgical outcomes in patients with OASIS.
Almost three quarters of study participants (72%) had condom-free sex, 35% had condom-free anal sex with an HIV-negative partner or a partner with unknown HIV status, and 10% had condom-free sex when they had a detectable viral load.
Acute anal fissure involves high prevalence and great discomfort and equally affects both women and men.
These methods identified HPV DNA in anal tissue samples from 34% of the patients and high-risk HPV DNA in 18% of patients.
Where available, risk factors for anal SCC, namely smoking and human immune deficiency virus (HIV) status, were documented.
Anal fissure, a split in the lining of distal anal canal, a common benign condition 1 in 350 adults.
The researchers addressed the gender gap regarding the personal preferences of heterosexual anal sex partners, noting a strong social trend of normalizing often "painful" sexual practices, such as anal intercourse.
The most serious problem with anal sacs is anal-sac adenocarinoma.
Anal adenocarcinoma occurrence in a 12-year-old child is extremely rare.
The patient complained of periodic anal pain, discomfort, and rectal bleeding during defecation, which started approximately 6 months earlier.