Proctitis

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Proctitis

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 81 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gastrointestinal symptoms resembling ulcerative proctitis caused by larvae of the drone fly Eristalis tenax.
 

Author(s): Guillaume Desoubeaux, Julien Gaillard, Diane Borée-Moreau, Éric Bailly, Christian R Andres, Jacques Chandenier

Journal: Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Apr;108(3):158-63.

 

We report a case of facultative intestinal myiasis due to larvae of the drone fly Eristalis tenax, also named the rat-tailed maggots. The development of larvae in the lower bowel was responsible for non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms that resembled ulcerative proctitis. The diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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Proctitis as the clinical presentation of lymphogranuloma venereum, a re-emerging disease in developed countries.
 

Author(s): Jorge López-Vicente, Daniel Rodríguez-Alcalde, Luis Hernández-Villalba, Diego Moreno-Sánchez, Mercedes Lumbreras-Cabrera, Carlos Barros-Aguado, Juan Carlos Galán

Journal: Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2014 Jan;106(1):59-62.

 

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a sexually transmitted infectious disease caused by serovars L1, L2 and L3 of Chlamydia trachomatis. The initial presentation is usually a painless ulcerated papule on the genitalia or distal proctitis. The progression of the infection can lead to ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2014

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Radiofrequency ablation: A novel and effective treatment of severe bleeding secondary to actinic proctitis.
 

Author(s): Pilar Diez-Redondo, Carlos de-la-Serna, Maria Antonia Vallecillo, Henar Núñez, Paula Gil-Simón, Manual Pérez-Miranda

Journal: Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2013 Oct;105(9):555-6.

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2014

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 12 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Strategic evaluation of interventions to prevent consequential late proctitis after prostate radiation therapy: new clinical trial designs should be considered.
 

Author(s): Timothy N Showalter, Nolan A Wages, Nitin Ohri

Journal: Cancer Biol. Ther.. 2014 Apr;15(4):361-4.

 

This review reconsiders evidence and strategies toward the prevention of consequential late rectal toxicity after radiation therapy, with a focus on prostate cancer. Novel clinical trial designs are encouraged, and these insights into the late effects of prostate radiation therapy ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2014

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A rare cause of rectal bleeding masquerading as proctitis.
 

Author(s): Sukhdev Chatu, Devinder Kumar, John Du Parcq, Ioannis Vlahos, Richard Pollok

Journal: J Crohns Colitis. 2013 Apr;7(3):e99-102.

 

Diffuse cavernous haemangioma of the rectum (DCHR) is a rare benign vascular neoplasm that affects mainly young adults and can present with rectal bleeding or massive haemorrhage. We report a case of DCHR masquerading as proctitis which was diagnosed many years ago following colonoscopy. ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2013

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Endoscopic management of chronic radiation proctitis.
 

Author(s): Tarun Rustagi, Hiroshi Mashimo

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2011 Nov;17(41):4554-62.

 

Chronic radiation proctopathy occurs in 5%-20% of patients following pelvic radiotherapy. Although many cases resolve spontaneously, some lead to chronic symptoms including diarrhea, tenesmus, urgency and persistent rectal bleeding with iron deficiency anemia requiring blood transfusions. ...

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2011

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Assessment of Photopill Capsule Treatment for Safety and Feasibility in Ulcerative Proctitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ulcerative Colitis; Proctitis

 

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2014

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Last Updated: 9 Feb 2015

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QUality of Life in pAtients With Mild to modeRate Active procTitis Treated by mesalaZine (Pentasa®)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Active Ulcerative Proctitis

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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