anal verge


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verge

 [verj]
a circumference or ring.
anal verge the opening of the anus on the surface of the body.

a·nal verge

the transitional zone between the moist, hairless, modified skin of the anal canal and the perianal skin.

anal verge

Etymology: L, anus + vergere, to bend
the area between the anal canal and the perianal skin.

anal verge

An unofficial name for the distal end of the anal canal, in which the puckered folds are in opposition to each other.

a·nal verge

(ā'năl vĕrj)
The transitional zone between the moist, hairless, modified skin of the anal canal and the perianal skin.

verge

a circumference or ring.

anal verge
the opening of the anus on the surface of the body.
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1%) Length of procedure--mean, 132 (60-250 140 (90-250 min) range (min) Duzina trajanja min) procedure--srednja vrednost, rang (min) Tumor distance from anal verge, 8.
19] This onset of pain is due to passage of hard stools which cause a tear over the posterior anal verge with characteristic symptoms of pain during defecation and streaking of stools with blood.
Colonoscopy revealed a circumferential ulcerated growth in the sigmoid colon 18 cm from the anal verge with craniocaudal extent being 5 cm.
The patient presented with rectal bleeding and a firm round solid submucosa nodule found in the anterior rectum at digital rectal examination it was 1cm in diameter and 5cm above the anal verge.
Incision and drainage of the abscesses was performed and biopsy was taken from anal lesion and anal verge.
The first group (Group A, DTZ group) was prescribed 2% topical Diltiazem ointment, about a size of pea taken at fingertip to be applied at anal verge, three times a day for eight consecutive weeks.
A long sausage of bowel could be felt on the left side of the abdomen and a congested swollen portion of bowel, about two inches long, was protruding from the anal verge.
The anal verge was soiled with bloody mucoid stools.
Martins noted that most anal squamous cell carcinomas form 3-4 cm inward from the anal verge where the columnar epithelium of the rectum meets the stratified squamous epithelium of the anus.
She then repairs the internal anal sphincter extending 3 cm cephalad from the anal verge.