This episode of CRACKCast covers Rosen’s Chapter 96, Anorectal Disorders. These complaints are sensitive in nature and are not easily volunteered by patients. A sensitive and thorough history is necessary to help resolve these complaints that can be devastating to quality of life.
- What are risk factors for the develop of symptomatic haemorrhoids?
- Describe 4 degrees of internal hemorrhoids and indicated management options
- Describe the management of non-thrombosed external haemorrhoid & thrombosed external hemorrhoids
- List causes of fissures. Which type of fissure is suspicious for underlying disease?
- Describe the treatment of anal fissures – 5 options
- Which conditions are associated with the development of abscesses and fistulas?
- List 5 types/sites of anorectal abscess. Which can be drained in ER?
- What is a pilonidal cyst? How do you treat it?
- List 8 causes of fecal incontinence.
- List 8 causes of pruritus ani
- Describe 6 rectal STI’s and their management
- List conditions associated with rectal prolapse.
- Describe the ED management of rectal foreign bodies
Mixed bag of anorectal stuff - levator ani syndrome, proctalgia fugax, radiation proctitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, and more...