Anus & perianal
Infectious / Inflammatory diseases

Topic Completed: 1 April 2005

Minor changes: 20 August 2019

Copyright: 2002-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Anus perianal ulcer

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Ulcer. website. Accessed May 24th, 2020.
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
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