What can cause anal swelling?
What Is Anal Cancer?
Anorectal problems are frequent presentations met by a clinician in his day to day practice. The condition may present with combination of symptoms which include pain, lump, bleeding and itch in the anus and the rectal region. Lumps on anus can be without pain or they can be accompanied with pain and itching. There can be a purulent discharge or bleeding from the lump depending on what the lump is. If you experience a lump on anus, it may tend to cause anxiety often related to fear of cancer.
Common Anorectal Conditions: Part I. Symptoms and Complaints
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.
Leiomyomas are benign soft tissue tumours of mesenchymal origin and can develop wherever smooth muscle is present. Their pathogenesis remains obscure. Deep soft tissue leiomyomas are rare and are further classified as somatic and retroperitoneal.