Last reviewed: August 2020
Last updated: April  2020

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

Professor of Medicine

Boston University

Boston

MA

Disclosures

ACM declares that he has no competing interests.

Peer reviewersVIEW ALL

Gastroenterologist

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Nashua

Nashua

NH

Disclosures

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

Disclosures

TB declares that he has no competing interests.

  • Evaluation of proctitis images

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