SYMPOSIA PAPER Published: 01 January 1987
STP23198S

Four Cases of Anorectal Abscess After Hip Contusion While on Skis

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Infection of the ischiorectal space may spread rapidly and extensively resulting in an anorectal abscess. The infection commonly results from hematogenous infection, a ruptured anal hemorrhoid, anal fissures, prolapsed thrombosed internal hemorrhoid, or in association with injury of the anal skin or mucous membrane by the nozzle of an enema syringe. I present here four cases of posterior anorectal abscess (PAA) resulting from a hip contusion sustained while skiing during the past four ski seasons.

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Matsuda, N
The Japan Society of Colo-Proctology, Sendai Miyage, Japan
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Developed by Committee: F27
Pages: 307–313
DOI: 10.1520/STP23198S
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-5003-4
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0936-0