anorectum

anorectum

 [a″no-rek´tum]
the distal portion of the digestive tract, including the entire anal canal and the distal 2 cm of the rectum. adj., adj anorec´tal.

anorectum

the distal portion of the digestive tract, including the entire anal canal and the distal few centimeters of the rectum.
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Infants have thin mesocolon, no fat and clear mesenteric vessels; hence it is easy to process mesenterium and anorectum under a laparoscope.
Squamous cell carcinomas of head and neck (24/60, 40%) and skin (8/60, 13%) were most common; followed in frequency by anorectum (6/60, 10%) and lungs (4/60, 6.
Disorders of the anorectum, functional anorectal and pelvic pain.
The disease process commonly originates from a nidus of infection in the anorectum (30- 50%), the urogenital tract (20-40%), or the skin of the genitalia (20%).
The vaginal bowel control device appears to hold promise for some women with fecal incontinence by mechanically impeding stool passage to the anorectum by means of an inflatable balloon inserted into the vagina.
A rectovaginal fistula was considered present when there was a communication between the epithelial surfaces of the vagina and the anorectum.
Cloacogenic carcinoma of the anorectum in homosexual men: an observation of four cases.
Hemorrhoids are defined as a mass of dilated veins in the anorectum involving the venous plexus of the area.
1] They have been defined as a mass of dilated tortuous veins in the anorectum involving the venous plexus of the area.
Primary melanomas are rarely diagnosed in the digestive tract, although esophagus and anorectum are the most frequently documented mucosal sites.
The operative specimen revealed a large circular fungating lesion in the anorectum (Figure 2).