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Diseases » Rectal abscess » Summary
 

What is Rectal abscess?

What is Rectal abscess?

An abscess located in the rectal area. It is caused by a bacterial infection which results in a localized collection of pus ...more »

  • Rectal abscess: Abscess in the rectal area.

Rectal abscess: Introduction

Types of Rectal abscess:

Broader types of Rectal abscess:

How serious is Rectal abscess?

Prognosis of Rectal abscess: Usually good.
Complications of Rectal abscess: see complications of Rectal abscess

What causes Rectal abscess?

Causes of Rectal abscess: see causes of Rectal abscess

What are the symptoms of Rectal abscess?

Symptoms of Rectal abscess: see symptoms of Rectal abscess

Complications of Rectal abscess: see complications of Rectal abscess

Rectal abscess: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Rectal abscess.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Rectal abscess.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Rectal abscess: Proctologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Rectal abscess.
Treatments for Rectal abscess: see treatments for Rectal abscess
Research for Rectal abscess: see research for Rectal abscess

Society issues for Rectal abscess


Hospitalization statistics for Rectal abscess: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Rectal abscess:

  • 0.11% (13,851) of hospital consultant episodes were for abscess of anal and rectal regions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 93% of hospital consultant episodes for abscess of anal and rectal regions required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for abscess of anal and rectal regions were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for abscess of anal and rectal regions were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for abscess of anal and rectal regions required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2.7 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for abscess of anal and rectal regions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for abscess of anal and rectal regions in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Rectal abscess:

Organs and body systems related to Rectal abscess include:

Name and Aliases of Rectal abscess

Main name of condition: Rectal abscess

Other names or spellings for Rectal abscess:

Rectal abscess: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Rectal abscess:

 

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