II. Definitions

  1. Proctitis
    1. Anal and rectal mucosal inflammation
  2. Proctocolitis
    1. Rectal and colon mucosal inflammation

IV. Symptoms

  1. Rectal Pain or cramping (especially with Defecation)
  2. Tenesmus
  3. Pustular or bloody anal discharge
  4. Abdominal Pain
  5. Stool Urgency

V. Differential Diagnosis

  1. Fournier Gangrene (emergency)
    1. Consider in Diabetes or Alcohol Abuse

VI. Diagnosis

  1. Endoscopy with biopsy

VII. Management

  1. Treat the underlying cause

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