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Hemorrhoids

  • J. Graham Williams
Chapter

Abstract

Hemorrhoids form an important part of the workload of a coloproctologist. Symptoms of hemorrhoidal disease are common and are underreported. Furthermore, symptoms of other more serious colorectal conditions can be misinterpreted by the patient and their doctor as those of hemorrhoidal disease, leading to delays in diagnosis.

Keywords

Anal Canal Dentate Line Injection Sclerotherapy Staple Hemorrhoidopexy Internal Hemorrhoid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Colorectal SurgeryRoyal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, New Cross HospitalWolverhampton, West MidlandsUK

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