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Perianal Complaints

  • Stephen F. Lowry
  • Theodore E. Eisenstat

Summary

Patients with perianal problems often are referred with a diagnosis of hemorrhoids. The sometimes life-threatening causes of perianal complaints require attention to history and a thorough physical examination. While hemorrhoidal disease often can be treated expectantly or by local therapies, improperly treated infectious and malignant causes of such complaints often result in devastating consequences.

Keywords

Anal Canal Dentate Line Hidradenitis Suppurativa Pilonidal Disease Internal Hemorrhoid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen F. Lowry
    • 1
  • Theodore E. Eisenstat
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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