Common anorectal disorders: diagnosis and treatment.

Abstract

Anorectal disorders affect men and women of all ages. Their management is not limited to the evaluation and treatment of hemorrhoids. Rather, a spectrum of anorectal disorders ranges from benign and irritating (pruritus ani) to potentially life-threatening (anorectal cancer). Symptoms are nonspecific, which can make the evaluation of patients difficult. In… (More)

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@article{Lacy2009CommonAD, title={Common anorectal disorders: diagnosis and treatment.}, author={Brian E. Lacy and Kirsten Teaney Weiser}, journal={Current gastroenterology reports}, year={2009}, volume={11 5}, pages={413-9} }