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Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Mar. 10, 2014
Jun. 30, 2013
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name ANIKA THERAPEUTICS INC    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   14,324,920  
Entity Public Float     $ 228,892,947
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000898437    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY