Disease Information for Proctitis/Proctocolitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Anorectal pain
Anus Pain
Blood in stool
Bloody diarrhea
Bloody/mucopurulent rectal discharge
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Constipation in Elderly
Diarrhea
Diarrhea, crampy
Diarrhea/persists fasting
Glove stool exam guaiac positive
Hematochezia/Blood per Rectum
Mucus and blood in stool
Perianal/Anal ulcers
Proctalgia
Protracted painful diarrhea/complaint
Rectal bleeding, gross red
Rectal Blood/Bleeding
Rectal Blood/Bleeding in Children
Rectal Blood/Bleeding in Elderly
Rectal discharge/mucopurulent
Rectal exam painful
Rectal exam/abnormal
Rectal pain Rectalgia
Rectal tenderness/pararectal area
Rectal urgency
Recurrent bloody diarrhea
Sexually Transmitted Anorectal Lesions
Stool color/appearance abnormal
STOOL Mucus excess
STOOL Pus/purulence
Tenderness Perineum Pelvis
Tenesmus
Tenesmus in Elderly
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Fever in elderly
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Weight Loss
Clinical Presentation & Variations
AIDS With Anorectal lesions/inflammation
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Rape victim /female
Patient/Rape victim/male anal
Population Group
Aged Adult
Young Adult
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Activity/Oral/anal sex practices
Lifestyle/Homosexual life-style
Lifestyle/Male homosexual
Lifestyle/Sexually active
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult ('twenties')
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Male
Population/Seventies Adult
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Normal Urinalysis
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
STOOL Erythrocytes/RBCs
STOOL Leukocytes
STOOL Occult blood
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Colonoscopy/Colitis/inflammed mucosa
Proctoscopy/Abnormality
Sigmoidoscopy Abnormal
Pathology
BX/Colon biopsy/abnormal
BX/Rectal biopsy/Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pseudomembranous colitis/C difficile colitis
Ulcerative colitis
Associated Disease & Complications
Abscess, perianal/pararectal
Anal Incontinence
Constipation
Infectious proctitis
Proctitis
Proctocolitis
Rectal stenosis/stricture
Sexually Transmitted Anorectal Disease
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Colon manifestation/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Intestinal/stomach/gut (category)
CLASS/Rectum involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Allergy/collagen/autoimmune (category)
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disorder (category)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Definition

Inflammatory process in rectum and lower bowel seen in ulcerative colitis as well as crohns disease but symtomatic of many other disorders; rectal steroid enemas are usually given once infections are ruled out

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