Ano-rectal pathologies encountered under special circumstances

Acta Chir Iugosl. 2010;57(3):77-82. doi: 10.2298/aci1003077g.


This paper represents the summary of the anorectal pathology in patients who have special conditions or are in certain age. Author offers his experience in handling the proctological entities in children, elderly, pregnant women, and patients with haemorrhoids who have inflammatory bowel conditions, malignancy or are HIV positive. These patients reqire special approach and are not seen every day in proctological ambulances, what rises many questions in the appropriatenes of standard treatments.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Anus Diseases / surgery*
  • Child
  • Female
  • Hemorrhoids / surgery
  • Humans
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / surgery
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Complications
  • Rectal Diseases / surgery*
  • Rectal Prolapse / surgery