Last reviewed: November 2017
Last updated: November  2017

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Idiopathic ulcerative proctitis
  • Crohn proctitis
  • Sexually transmitted proctitis

Uncommon

  • Celiac disease
  • Radiation proctitis
  • Ischemic proctitis
  • Proctitis related to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug use, caustic agent
  • Diversion colitis

Contributors

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Associate Professor of Medicine

Harvard Medical School

Boston

MA

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ACM declares that he has no competing interests.

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Gastroenterologist

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua

Nashua

NH

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SN declares that he has no competing interests.

Associate Professor of Medicine

Gastrointestinal and Liver Unit

The Prince of Wales Hospital

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

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TB declares that he has no competing interests.

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