Anus and perianal area
Inflammatory diseases

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

Revised: 28 September 2017, last major update April 2005

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Anus perianal ulcer

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Ulcer. website. Accessed May 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Chronic process extending into muscularis propria layer
  • Accompanied by hypertrophic papilla, infected crypt and skin tag (due to edema and fibrosis)
  • Nonspecific histologic findings