Rectal Pain


Background

  1. Numerous etiologies ranging from benign, isolated and temporary pain to malignant and systemic underlying disease
  2. The rectum originates at the terminal portion of the sigmoid colon
  3. Stores stool until defecation occurs
  4. Pain type and timing may be help elucidate diagnosis

Pathophysiology

Diagnostics

Treatment

  1. Treat underlying condition(s)