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Related to anorectal abscess: hemorrhoids, Anorectal fistula, ischiorectal abscess, pilonidal sinus, Fistula in ano
Etymology: L, anus + rectus, straight, abscedere, to go away
an abscess in the area of the anus and rectum.
anorectal abscessAn abscess formed adjacent to the anus.
Perianal tenderness, swelling; pain on defecation.
anorectal abscessAn abscess formed adjacent to the anus Clinical Perianal tenderness, swelling, pain on defecation
pertaining to, emanating from or affecting the anorectum.
see perianal fistula.
surgical resection of rectal neoplasms may require removal of a bowel segment and subsequent union of rectum to skin.
usually secondary to surgical trauma, foreign body, neoplasia or inflammatory disease.