Possible Causes for Rectal Ulceration in USA

  • Rectal Trauma
    Rectal Ulceration

    Rectal trauma occurs due to various injuries, like anorectal avulsion, automobile, gunshot or stab wounds, foreign body ingestion, drug trafficking, or erotic activity. Diagnosis may be difficult, especially in patients who cannot or will not offer a detailed description of their injury. Patients may present with isolated…[1]

  • Sexual Abuse Victim
    Rectal Ulceration
  • Anal Intercourse
    Rectal Ulceration
  • Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum
    Rectal Ulceration
  • Rape Victim
    Rectal Ulceration
  • Abuse and Neglect
    Rectal Ulceration
  • Chlamydia
    Rectal Ulceration

    Chlamydia infection, often simply known as chlamydia, is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. Most people who are infected have no symptoms. When symptoms do develop this can take a few weeks following infection to occur. Symptoms in women may include vaginal discharge or…[2]

  • Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans

    Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans is a very rare slow-growing soft-tissue tumor arising from the dermis and subcutaneous tissue, most commonly in the trunk and the extremities. PDGF and collagen chain mutations are the underlying cause of tumor development. Clinical inspection and imaging studies are used in the…[3]

  • Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma

    Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a hematological malignancy, characterized by the uncontrollable proliferation of lymphocytes and specifically T-cells. ALCL may be limited to the skin or may disseminate to various other distant locations. Clinical characteristics vary between the two subtypes of ALCL:…[4]

  • Amyloidogenic Transthyretin Amyloidosis

    Amyloidogenic transthyretin amyloidosis is a progressively fatal genetic disease cause by accumulation of transthyretin in the liver and several other organs. Both autosomal dominant and wild-type patterns are recognized and the clinical presentation depends on the subtype. The diagnosis is made by biopsy and…[5]

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  1. Rectal Trauma, Symptoma
  2. Wikipedia: Chlamydia infection, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, Symptoma
  4. Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma, Symptoma
  5. Amyloidogenic Transthyretin Amyloidosis, Symptoma