Cholestyramine ointment in the treatment of perianal skin irritation following ileoanal anastomosis

Dis Colon Rectum. 1987 Feb;30(2):106-7. doi: 10.1007/BF02554944.


Severe perianal skin inflammation in six patients, following continent reservoir operation and ileoanal anastomosis, resistant to ordinary therapy, was treated with cholestyramine ointment twice a day. Cure was achieved within ten days.

MeSH terms

  • Cholestyramine Resin / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Ileostomy*
  • Ointments
  • Postoperative Complications / drug therapy*
  • Skin Diseases / drug therapy*


  • Ointments
  • Cholestyramine Resin