Metadata

Name Anal fissure
Type Disease or Syndrome
Group Digestive
Data Sources

Clinical Terminologies OPCS-4
Read Version 2
ICD-10
Codelists
Valid Event Data Range 01/01/1999 - 01/07/2016
Sex Female
Male
Authors Kuan V, Denaxas S, Gonzalez-Izquierdo A, Direk K, Bhatti O, Husain S, Sutaria S, Hingorani M, Nitsch D, Parisinos C, Lumbers T, Mathur R, Sofat R, Casas JP, Wong I, Hemingway H, Hingorani A
Agreement Date 20 May 2019
Version (UUID) 1 (AyYY3Bpc5hEChq69PMdSiU)

Primary care

Disease Readcode Medcode ReadcodeDescr Category
Anal fissure 7739300.0 1089.0 Excision of anal fissure Procedure for Anal fissure
Anal fissure J530000 10905.0 Acute anal fissure Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure J530100 18337.0 Chronic anal fissure Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure J530.00 928.0 Anal fissure Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure J530.11 12665.0 Tear of anus - non-traumatic Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure J53..00 1979.0 Anal fissure and fistula Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure J53z.00 15210.0 Anal fissure and fistula NOS Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure J544.00 62790.0 Ano-rectal fissure abscess Diagnosis of Anal fissure

Secondary care

Diagnoses

Disease ICD10code ICD10codeDescr Category
Anal fissure K60.0 Acute anal fissure Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure K60.1 Chronic anal fissure Diagnosis of Anal fissure
Anal fissure K60.2 Anal fissure, unspecified Diagnosis of Anal fissure

Procedures

Disease OPCS4code OPCS4codeDescr Category
Anal fissure H56.4 Excision of anal fissure Procedure for Anal fissure

Implementation

At the specified date, a patient is defined as having had 'Anal fissure' IF they meet the criteria for any of the following on or before the specified date. The earliest date on which the individual meets any of the following criteria on or before the specified date is defined as the first event date:

Primary care
1. 'Anal fissure' diagnosis or history of diagnosis or procedure during a consultation 
OR
Secondary care
1. ALL diagnoses of 'Anal fissure' or history of diagnosis during a hospitalization
OR
Secondary care (OPCS4)
1. ALL procedures for 'Anal fissure' during a hospitalization

Publications

Kuan V., Denaxas S., Gonzalez-Izquierdo A. et al. A chronological map of 308 physical and mental health conditions from 4 million individuals in the National Health Service. The Lancet Digital Health - DOI 10.1016/S2589-7500(19)30012-3