Anus & perianal
Infectious / Inflammatory diseases
Ulcerative colitis

Topic Completed: 1 April 2005

Revised: 20 August 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Anus perianal ulcerative colitis

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Ulcerative colitis. website. Accessed November 12th, 2019.
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
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