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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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Recent smoking is a risk factor for anal abscess and fistula.
Surgical indication for the patients operated under spinal anesthesia was pilonidal sinus for 152 (62.8%), hemorrhoids for 29 (12%), anal fistula for 41 (16.9%), anal abscess for 13 (5.4%), anal fissure for 5 (2.1%), and anal polyps for 2 (0.8%) of the patients.
Past history of perianal abscess obtained from 84% of cases from these facts we note that discharging wound and pain, and past history of peri anal abscess are the commonest mode of presentation in the majority of patients.