Risk factors associated with hemorrhoidal symptoms in specialized consultation.

@article{Pigot2005RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors associated with hemorrhoidal symptoms in specialized consultation.},
  author={François Pigot and Laurent Siproudhis and F. Allaert},
  journal={Gastroenterologie clinique et biologique},
  year={2005},
  volume={29 12},
  pages={1270-4}
}
UNLABELLED Epidemiology and risk factors of hemorrhoidal disease are not well defined. AIMS AND METHODS Past history and events occurring during the last two weeks before a medical visit for acute hemorrhoidal symptoms were analyzed and compared with controls consulting for any other diagnosis without exclusion. RESULTS Among complete inquiries returned by 931 private gastroenterologists, files from 1033 patients (542 males) and 1028 controls (504 males) were randomly selected. Hemorrhoidal… CONTINUE READING