Anus and perianal area
Inflammatory diseases
Ulcerative colitis

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 28 September 2017, last major update April 2005

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PubMed Search: Anus perianal ulcerative colitis

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Ulcerative colitis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/anusUC.html. Accessed December 11th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • 10% of cases have anal lesions, including midline dorsal fissures, skin excoriation, perianal or ischiorectal abscess, rectovaginal fistula
  • Often involvement of glandular epithelium or hyperplastic changes of transitional mucosa