85 anal verge
Metastatic disease 4 (13%) 5 (25%) P=0.
The following parameters were examined: continuous parameters (distance of the tumor from the anal verge
, age, duration of operation), dichotomous parameters (gender, type of anastomosis (CSA vs.
5% of the patients, and the median distance from the anal verge
was 9 cm.
In most cases, the diagnosis can be made by visual inspection of the anal verge
with the patient in the prone jackknife position.
Additional barium paste is applied to the anal verge
with cotton-tipped applicators for identification during filming.
Hyperthermia significantly increased the number of patients with tumors located within 8 cm of the anal verge
who were able to have sphincter-sparing surgery: 57% in the hyperthermia group compared to only 35% in the group that did not receive hyperthermia (p=0.
Though it is an ulcer at the anal verge
, but it leads to severe pain and distress to the patients.
There was no statistically significant difference in age, gender, pre-treatment tumour stage, tumour biology and distance from anal verge
among the responders and the non-responders (pgreater than 0.
Urgent colonoscopy was performed immediately, identifying a fungating, polypoid tumor about 15 cm above the anal verge
with partial intestinal obstruction [Figure 1]a.
Digital rectal examination and proctoscopy revealed a metallic cup without handle in lower rectum approximately 6 cm from the anal verge
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His serum carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) level was found elevated and colonoscopy revealed a rectal tumor located 10cm from anal verge
She underwent colonoscopy, which revealed a fungating tumour at 10 cm from the anal verge
in the rectum and rest of the colon was normal (Figure 1).
Two fingers inserted in the rectum pressed the stone against the perineum, an incision was made between the scrotum and anal verge
, and the stone extracted, either with a finger or a hook.