Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 35, Issue 3, pp 290–291 | Cite as

The prevalence of confusion in the definition of hemorrhoids

  • Peter A. Haas
  • John F. Johanson
  • Amnon Sonnenberg
Letters to the Editor


Public Health Hemorrhoid 
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© American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter A. Haas
    • 1
  • John F. Johanson
    • 2
  • Amnon Sonnenberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Detroit
  2. 2.Rockford
  3. 3.Milwaukee

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