Anal Warts. Postoperative Pain Management. The reasons for performing procedures to remove anal warts and condyloma can range from mild discomfort to a severe pain. The reasons are also based on the location and extent of the disease. Various techniques for treatment include topical medication, excision or cauterization. When excision or cauterizing is performed, patients
Anal Cancer And Farrah Fawcett Since the death of Farrah Fawcett, many people have become concerned about symptoms that they may have been experiencing and whether or not those symptoms are related to anal cancer. More important than the words you find on the internet, is the trip to the proctologist, or coloproctologist, also known
Anal Warts. A Visit To The Proctologist. By now, most people have heard of the term anal warts, also known as condyloma acuminata. Anal warts are common and are transmissible. Whether transmitted sexually (STD’s), or in other, non-sexual transmission modes, these small, fleshy lumps are a source of irritation at a minimum, and a possible
Get the PDF version of this article The Perineal Wound The perineal wound resulting from an abdominoperineal resection (APR) has always been considered troublesome. Miles’ original description of the treatment of the perineal incision involved leaving it open to heal by secondary intention, a strategy resulting in a long-term chronic wound.6 Modern use of chemotherapy
Get the PDF version of this article BEWARE: IT’S NOT ALWAYS JUST HEMORRHOIDS… Anal Pain is common, and commonly misdiagnosed. Most patients and many clinicians assume that a complaint of anal pain is synonymous with a diagnosis of hemorrhoids, especially when the pain is associated with the presence of bright red blood. A familiarity with
Squamous cell cancer of the anal canal is rare and adenocarcinoma is rarer still, accounting for 10% of all anal cancers. , The three types of anal adenocarcinoma are those arising in the anorectum, those arising in anal glands, and those arising in an anorectal fistula.
Anal neoplasms are a rare, diverse group of lesions. Each manifests a different behavior. With the recent publicity surrounding anal cancer, attention has focused on screening, early diagnosis and treatment.
Get the PDF version of this article The Good News? These are Rare Lesions. PERIANAL TUMORS: “Most of these rare anal tumors are aggressive tumors and are difficult to treat. The best that can be said of them is that they are rare.” pdf only Paget’s Disease Perianal Paget’s disease is thought to be a
The term Anal Intraepithelial Neoplasia (AIN) describes the microscopic finding of dysplastic, non-malignant cells in the anal canal. AIN has been subdivided into AIN I, II, and III, representing low, moderate, and high-grade dysplasia. This dysplasia has been thought to arise as a result of local infection with the Human papillomavirus. The Human papillomavirus is a small double-stranded DNA virus with a diameter of 55 nm. and is encased in a protein capsid. The term AIN has gradually replaced other descriptive terminology such as atypical squamous cells of indeterminate significance (ASCUS), low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), or high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL).
Squamous cell carcinoma of the anus is the most well known member of an uncommon group of GI neoplasms. The incidence of this tumor has been increasing slowly, with 3,500 cases reported in the United States in 2001, and 5,260 cases reported in 2009.