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Diseases » Anorectal abscess » Glossary
 

Glossary for Anorectal abscess

  • Abscess: General name for any pus-filled lump or swelling
  • Anal conditions: Conditions that affect the anus
  • Anal fissure: Tear in the anal region.
  • Anal lump: Lump in the anal area as a symptom
  • Anal pain: A sensation of pain that is located in the region of the anus
  • Anorectal disorders: Conditions that affect the anorectum
  • Chills: Excessive feeling of coldness.
  • Conditions involving a pathogen: Medical conditions involving some type of pathogen, such as a virus or bacteria.
  • Constipation: Difficult or dry bowel movements
  • Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive system. It is one of a group of diseases called inflammatory bowel disease. The disease can affect any area from the mouth to the anus. It often affects the lower part of the small intestine called the ileum.
  • Digestive Diseases: Diseases that affect the digestive system
  • Fever: Elevation of the body temperature above the normal 37 degrees celsius
  • Hemorrhoids: Swollen blood vessels around the anus.
  • Pelvic conditions: Any medical condition affecting the pelvic region.
  • Rectal abscess: Abscess in the rectal area
  • Rectal conditions: Any condition that affects the rectum
  • Ulcerative colitis: Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the intestine, specifically the large intestine or colon, that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores, in the colon.

 

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