Last reviewed: 4 Jul 2021
Last updated: 15 Apr 2020

Summary

Differentials

Common

  • Idiopathic ulcerative proctitis
  • Crohn's proctitis
  • Sexually transmitted proctitis

Uncommon

  • Coeliac disease
  • Radiation proctitis
  • Ischaemic proctitis
  • Proctitis related to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use, caustic agent
  • Diversion colitis

Contributors

Authors

Alan C. Moss, MD

Professor of Medicine

Boston University

Boston

MA

Disclosures

ACM declares that he has no competing interests.

Peer reviewers

Srikrishna Nagri, MD

Gastroenterologist

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua

Nashua

NH

Disclosures

SN declares that he has no competing interests.

Terry Bolin, MBBS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Gastrointestinal and Liver Unit

The Prince of Wales Hospital

Sydney

New South Wales

Australia

Disclosures

TB declares that he has no competing interests.

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