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Neoplasms of the Anus

  • Eli D. EhrenpreisEmail author
  • Eli D. Ehrenpreis
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Abstract

This chapter discusses the epidemiology, patients who are at risk, symptoms, pathophysiology, and diagnosis and treatment of various forms of anal neoplasia. This includes anal carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma of the perianal region, Bowen’s disease, malignant melanoma, and perianal Paget’s disease.

Keywords

Anal Canal Basal Cell Carcinoma Abdominoperineal Resection Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Perianal Region 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Highland Park HospitalNorthShore University Health SystemHighland ParkUSA
  2. 2.MedicineUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterHighland ParkUSA

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