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Rectal ulcer
Singular rectal ulcer Rectal ulcer
Singular, oval, rectal ulcer. The rectal mucosa is elevated and scirrhous. Localisation is 8 cm preanal at the ventrorectal wall. At digital examination it can be mistaken as a carcinoma for itīs scirrhous edges. Histology was benign. Polycyclic, singular rectal ulcer at the ventrorectal wall. This ulcer presents with rather flat and less clear- cut edges compared to the one on the left picture. Rectal ulcerations are frequently the cause of acute peranal hemorrhage. See also Rectal ulcer - hemorrhage