Approach to hemorrhoids.

  title={Approach to hemorrhoids.},
  author={Varut Lohsiriwat},
  journal={Current gastroenterology reports},
  volume={15 7},
Hemorrhoids are a very common anorectal disorder defined as the symptomatic enlargement and abnormally downward displacement of anal cushions. The current pathophysiologies of hemorrhoids include the degenerative change of supportive tissue within the anal cushions, vascular hyperplasia, and hyperperfusion of hemorrhoidal plexus. Low-grade hemorrhoids are easily and effectively treated with dietary and lifestyle modification, medical intervention, and some office-based procedures. An operation… CONTINUE READING