Clinical History

  • Peter Otto
  • Klaus Ewe


In the vast majority of cases, a carefully obtained medical history will contribute significantly to the establishment of the diagnosis since most of the symptoms of proctologic diseases are typical. In the following table, the patient’s symptoms are compared with their possible cause.


Ulcerative Colitis Splenic Flexure Anal Carcinoma Tarry Stool Fleet Enema 
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.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Otto
    • 1
  • Klaus Ewe
    • 2
  1. 1.Medizinische AbteilungKreiskrankenhausGroßburgwedelGermany
  2. 2.I. Med. Klinik und Poliklinik der Universität MainzMainzGermany

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