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777 Possible Causes for Rectal Ulceration

  • Rectal Trauma

    Injury is most likely to occur because of traumatic removal or rectal ulceration secondary to pressure necrosis.[] Fig. 1. a Endoscopic appearance of a solitary rectal ulcer.[] They note that nasal and rectal administration of drugs can cause ulceration that can facilitate the transmission and acquisition of hepatitis C.[]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum

    The colonoscopy confirmed the presence of a partially obstructing ulcerated rectal mass ( Fig 2 ) which was biopsied.[] […] or gynecologic cancer or ulcerative colitis.[] The symptoms of rectal cancer may be similar to those of other bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.[]

  • Chlamydia

    It usually presents with genital ulceration and swollen lymph nodes in the groin , but it may also manifest as rectal inflammation , fever or swollen lymph nodes in other[] Localized inguinal adenopathy and ulceration develop 2-12 weeks after exposure.[] Proctitis, rectal strictures, and lymphatic obstruction with secondary elephantiasis can occur in untreated disease.[]

  • Colitis Cystica Profunda

    Twenty cases of solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) and three cases of colitis cystica profunda (CCP) diagnosed between 1985 to 1990 were studied retrospectively.[] FeltBersma RJ, Cuesta MA: Rectal prolapse, rectal intussusception, rectocele, and solitary rectal ulcer syndrome . Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2001, 30 :199–222.[] Background Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by erythema or ulceration of the rectal wall, associated with typical histological features, and[]

  • Chronic Neutrophilic Leukemia

    There was no other cause of the iron deficiency anemia, with the exception of previous phlebotomy and a rectal ulcer on sigmoidoscopy.[] She had iron deficiency anemia, and there was no other cause other than the previous phlebotomies and a rectal ulcer on sigmoidoscopy.[]

  • Rectal Ulceration

    Control subjects and patients with the solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, both with and without mucosal ulceration, have been studied.[] A specific complication of brachytherapy, the development of a rectal ulcer is not well recognized.[] An unusual progressive form of benign rectal ulceration was found in an infant who presented with repeated episodes of rectal bleeding.[]

  • Drug-induced Neutropenia

    In severe neutropenia, the patient is likely to develop periodontal disease, oral and rectal ulcers, fever , and bacterial pneumonia.[]

  • Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia

    Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) and solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) are both mentioned in the literature as rare causes of iron deficiency anemia and gastrointestinal[] […] disease, esophageal or gastric varices, and colonic and rectal ulcers) that overshadow GAVE syndrome.[] ulcer syndrome (SRUS).[]

  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

    In the present study, we assessed the efficacy of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in five patients with radiation-induced rectal ulcers.[] Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has a low toxicity profile and appears to be highly effective in patients with radiation-induced rectal ulcers.[] ulcers.[]

  • Ghosal Syndrome

    A common pathophysiology for full thickness rectal prolapse, anterior mucosal prolapse and solitary rectal ulcer. Br J Surg 1989;76:290295.[] Rectal bleeding. Inflammatory mass, weight loss, perianal disease, fever.[] Rectal prolapse, rectal intussusception, rectocele, and solitary rectal ulcer syndrome. Gastroenterol Clin North Am 2001;30:199-222. Halligan S, Nicholls RJ, Bartram CI.[]

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