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Excision of Sentinel Piles


Sentinel pile, also known as a sentinel anal skin tag or rectal skin tag are common and usually harmless growths that hang off the skin around the outside of the anus and at the front edge of the anus and the perineum. Generally, these skin tags are not a risk to health, but they can cause issues with cleanliness after going to the toilet. Hemorrhoidectomy is surgery to remove hemorrhoids performed either under general anesthesia or spinal anesthesia.