Benign Tumors of the Anorectum


The anorectal region is a common site for tumors and tumor-like conditions, some of which are extremely rare. Although the tumors described in this chapter are benign, some have potential to turn malignant. Because of their clinical appearance and location, sometimes they may be mistaken for malignant lesions. These tumors frequently pose diagnostic challenges and dilemmas in planning treatment. A thorough knowledge of the diverse clinical presentations and variations in pathology is essential for planning treatment and surgery.


Anal Canal Adenomatous Polyp Hyperplastic Polyp Cavernous Hemangioma Villous Adenoma 


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  1. 1.Department of SurgerySri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Medical Sciences and HospitalDharwadIndia

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