Anorectal and perianal complications of hematologic malignant neoplasms.


Among 17 adults with hematologic malignant neoplasms in whom anorectal complications developed, the overall mortality was 53%; for those in whom the disease was not in remission the mortality was 69%, compared with zero for patients who were in remission. All but one of the deaths were directly attributable to septicemia secondary to the anorectal lesion… (More)