Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome.

  title={Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome.},
  author={Carolynne J. Vaizey and J B van den Bogaerde and Anton V. Emmanuel and Ian C. Talbot and Ralph John Nicholls and M. Kamm},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={85 12},
BACKGROUND Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by erythema or ulceration of the rectal wall, associated with typical histological features, and disturbed defaecatory behaviour with the passage of blood and mucus. METHODS This is a review based on a literature search using a computer database (Medline) and manual cross-referencing. RESULTS The pathogenesis is likely to vary in different patients; it includes trauma from straining, direct digital trauma and… CONTINUE READING


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