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Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2012
Aug. 03, 2012
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2012  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Trading Symbol ANIK  
Entity Registrant Name ANIKA THERAPEUTICS INC  
Entity Central Index Key 0000898437  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   13,802,590