White line of anal canal

white line of anal canal

A bluish pink, narrow, wavy zone in the mucosa of the anal canal below the pectinate line at the level of the interval between the subcutaneous part of the external sphincter and the lower border of the internal sphincter, said to be palpable.

Synonym: hilton's white line.

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