Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 43, Issue 4, pp 561–562 | Cite as

Routine anal cleansing, so-called hemorrhoids, and perianal dermatitis: Cause and effect?

  • Henning Rohde
Letters To The Editor


Public Health Dermatitis Colorectal Surgery Hemorrhoid Perianal Dermatitis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Henning Rohde
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  1. 1.CologneGermany

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