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When Do Hemorrhoids Occur in Children?
Discussion Common anorectal problems come to the attention of clinicians because of blood, pain or a mass lesion. These include anal fissures, perianal abscess and fistulas and hemorrhoids. Anal fissures are tears of the distal anus usually in the midposterior line that often occur in toilet training children and those with constipation. Rectal bleeding and pain are common. Treatment is conservative. Perianal abscess and fistulas present as masses that are firm or fluctuant. Treatment is antibiotics along with various types of incision and drainage. Recurrence is high and may require additional surgery. Crohn’s dis...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 18, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news