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around the anus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Surrounding the anus.
Synonym(s): perianal, periproctic
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adjective Around or surrounding the anus.
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Pertaining to the area around the anus.
[G. peri, around + L. anus]
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The complexity and impairment of quality of life of perianal CD predisposes the multidisciplinary management.
28 cases had a primary fistula with five had previously undergone perianal abscess drainage.
Common organic causes include cryptitis, anal fissure, perianal abscess (with or without fistula), hemorrhoids, solitary rectal ulcer, inflammatory bowel disease, and rectal ischemia (Figure 3).
Indications for a second or third surgery were as follows: elective excision of the hemorrhoidal piles extending to the skin due to mucosal prolapse in 13 patients; ectropion in 9 patients; anal fissure in seven patients; bleeding in two patients; thrombosis in two patients; perianal fistula in 2 patients; and perianal abscess in one patient.
Based on the gross and histopathological examination, the mass was confirmed as perianal adenoma.
Perianal streptococcal dermatitis (PSD) typically affects children 6 months to 10 years old and is usually caused by group A BHS (GABHS) with the species name Streptococcus pyogenes (2, 3).
The purpose of perianal surgery is to achieve treatment without further discharge, without the risk of incontinence or any other adverse consequences.
In this case, perianal abscess and recurrent pneumonia during infanthood points towards a primary immune deficiency.
During examination, we noted tender, erythematous swelling over the right perianal region at the 9 o'clock position without fluctuance, discharge, or ulceration.
August 25 (SeeNews) - Belgian biopharmaceutical company Tigenix (EBR:TIG) said its lead product Cx601 met its primary endpoint in a Phase III clinical trial in Crohn's disease patients with complex perianal fistulas.