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Anorectal disorders 

Anorectal disorders
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Anorectal disorders
Author(s):

Patrick J O’Dwyer

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199571772.003.006
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date: 01 October 2020

Rectal prolapse 250

Obstructed defecation 254

Chronic anorectal pain 258

Solitary rectal ulcer 260

Haemorrhoids 262

Anal fissure 268

Anal stenosis 272

Anorectal sepsis 274

Fistula in ano 276

Pruritus ani 280

Pilonidal sinus 282

Rectal prolapse or procidentia is an intussusception of the rectum through the anal verge. It should be differentiated from occult rectal prolapse/intussusception, mucosal prolapse and SRUS (...

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