Category: Proctology

Doctor sitting with male patient at the desk discussing Pilonidal disease
Proctology

Pilonidal Disease

Pilonidal disease, also known as a pilonidal cyst is a skin growth located at the tailbone. This growth contains skin and hair and is common

Colorectal cancer, medical anatomical illustration showing early stages of colorectal cancer
Proctology

Transanal Excision

The transanal excision procedure is used to treat patients with early colorectal cancer. This procedure was designed to preserve the function of the sphincter in

Physician surgical forceps holding a suture needle in operating room preparing for Sphincteroplasty
Proctology

Sphincteroplasty

A sphincteroplasty is a procedure used to treat anal incontinence that’s moderate to severe fecal incontinence. This is a common condition caused by childbirth and

Woman in pain from Condyloma (Anal Warts)
Proctology

Condyloma (Anal Warts)

Condyloma acuminate, more commonly known as anal warts, are a sexually transmitted disease that’s transmitted through an HPV infection. Anal warts are a type of

Illustrated image of rectum with Hemorrhoids
Proctology

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are incredibly common, with more than 3 million cases each year. They’re essentially swollen veins in the lowest part of your rectum and anus.

Man holding his bottom in pain from anal fistula
Proctology

Anal Fistula

An anal fistula is an extremely rare occurrence, with about 200,000 cases seen nationally each year. This condition is only treatable by a physician and

Woman with anal abscess
Proctology

Anal Abscess

An anal abscess is an extremely painful and potentially dangerous infection around the anus, typically of small anal glands. In addition to being extremely painful,

vector illustration of cracks in the anus
Proctology

Anorectal Fissure

Anal fissures are tears in the lower portion of the rectum that cause pain and bleeding. Though irritating, anal fissures are common. They can last

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