Hemorrhoid is a common anorectal disease. Hemorrhoids accompanied by endometriosis are unusual. As endometriosis in the rectum may mimic many other diseases, including cancer and inflammation, its diagnosis may be difficult, especially when it is combined with other diseases. Here, we present a rare case of a patient with hemorrhoids accompanied by endometriosis in the rectum. The endometriosis mass was detected by digital rectal examination and CT scan and confirmed by pathological examination. The mass was approximately 0.
Hemorrhoids and Other Anal Disorders - American College of Gastroenterology
JOHN L. This is Part I of a two-part article on common anorectal conditions. Anorectal symptoms and complaints are common and may be caused by a wide spectrum of conditions. Although most conditions are benign and may be successfully treated by primary care practitioners, a high index of suspicion for colorectal cancer should be maintained, and all patients should be appropriately investigated. Inspection, palpation and anoscopic examination using an Ive's slotted anoscope provide adequate initial assessment.