Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 11, Issue 1, pp 32–35 | Cite as

Endometriosis of the anal canal: Presentation of a case

  • Luis Minvielle U
  • José Vargas de la Cruz


A case of endometriosis of the anal canal is presented, which was diagnosed clinically, confirmed histologically, and treated successfully. A brief commentary is made concerning the probable cause.


Endometriosis Anal Canal Hemorrhoid Norethisterone Ethynyl Estradiol 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. 1.
    Field, C. A., E. A. Banner and R. E. Symmonds: Endometriosis of abdominal scar after cesarean section. Proc. Staff Meet., Mayo Clin.37: 12, 1962.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Gottlieb, T.: Endometriosis in the vaginal scar following hysterotomy for therapeutic abortion: Report on 100 cases. Acta Obst. Gynec. Scandinav.36: 194, 1957.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Lattes, R., F. Shepard, H. Tovell and R. A. Wylie: Clinical and pathologic study of endometriosis of the lung. Surg., Gynec. & Obst.103: 552, 1956.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Levander, G. and P. Normann: The pathogenesis of endometriosis: An experimental study. Acta Obst. Gynec. Scandinav.34: 366, 1955.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Meigs, J. V.: Progress in gynecology. Internat. Abstr. Surg.100: 517, 1955.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Miller, C. J.: Endometriosis. In Christopher’s Textbook of Surgery, Ed. 7, Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Company, 1959, p. 300.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Roddick, J. W., G. Conkey and E. J. Jacobs: The hormonal response of endometrium in endometriotic implants and its relationship to symptomatology. Am. J. Obst. Gynec.79: 1173, 1960.Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Scott, R. B. and L. R. Wharton, Jr.: The effect of estrone and progesterone on the growth of experimental endometriosis in rhesus monkeys. Am. J. Obst. Gynec.74: 852, 1957.Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Seitchik, J.: Endometriosis and hormone therapy. Am. J. Obst. Gynec.81: 183, 1961.Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Stout, A. P.: In Turell, R. (ededitor): Diseases of the Colon and Anorectum. Philadelphia, W. B. Saunders Company, 1959, vol. 1, p. 300.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© the American Proctologic Society 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • Luis Minvielle U
    • 1
  • José Vargas de la Cruz
    • 1
  1. 1.Mexico CityMexico

Personalised recommendations