TITLE

Colorectal disorders during pregnancy: a review

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, G. P.; dos Santos, I. M.; Ouro, S. M.; Thomas-Gibson, S.; Vaizey, C. J.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2013, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p625
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides insights into the management of colorectal disorders experienced by women during pregnancy. It mentions the main cause of colorectal disorder can be attributed to physical changes that take place during pregnancy. The causes of colorectal disorders include diarrhea and rectal bleeding. A brief description of several colorectal disorders including anal fissure, hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, constipation, fecal incontinence, and inflammatory bowel disease is highlighted.
ACCESSION #
91951416

 

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