Proctectomy is a surgery to remove all or part of the rectum. It is often needed to treat rectal cancer. If you have rectal cancer, your treatment will depend on where the cancer is and how much it has grown, as well as other factors. For most people with rectal cancer, a proctectomy will be needed. It may also be used to treat an inflammatory bowel disease. Proctectomy can be done in several ways.
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Surgery is usually the main treatment for rectal cancer. Radiation and chemotherapy are often given before or after surgery. The type of surgery used depends on the stage extent of the cancer, where it is, and the goal of the surgery. A key piece of information needed before surgery is how close the tumor is to the anus. This can impact the type of surgery done.
Foreign body in the rectum: A challenge for the emergency physician
Anal skin tags are a common and benign skin issue. They may feel like small bumps or raised areas on the anus. Although skin tags may be sensitive, they rarely cause pain.
Foreign body FB within the rectum occurs infrequently and its management is challenging for the emergency physicians due to variation in type of objects, host anatomy, time of insertion, and amount of local contamination. Usually, the presentation is late after multiple unsuccessful attempts for the removal of the FB by patients themselves at home. We report a year-old male patient presented to the emergency department with an FB in the rectum iron rod introduced as sexual perversion. The patient was managed conservatively and transanal retrieval of FB was carried out successfully. We reviewed the management options from the currently available literature.