anorectal abscess


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Related to anorectal abscess: hemorrhoids, Anorectal fistula, ischiorectal abscess, pilonidal sinus, Fistula in ano

anorectal abscess

Etymology: L, anus + rectus, straight, abscedere, to go away
an abscess in the area of the anus and rectum.
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Common sites of anorectal abscess

anorectal abscess

An abscess formed adjacent to the anus.
 
Clinical findings
Perianal tenderness, swelling; pain on defecation.
 
Management
Antibiotics.

anorectal abscess

An abscess formed adjacent to the anus Clinical Perianal tenderness, swelling, pain on defecation

anorectal

pertaining to, emanating from or affecting the anorectum.

anorectal abscess
see perianal fistula.
anorectal anastomosis
surgical resection of rectal neoplasms may require removal of a bowel segment and subsequent union of rectum to skin.
anorectal stricture
usually secondary to surgical trauma, foreign body, neoplasia or inflammatory disease.