Varicosities of the hemorrhoidal venous plexus
Located below the dentate line (painful)
Covered by squamous epithelium
Located above the dent...
Classically, bright red blood per rect...
Hemorrhoids are a recurrent disease, even after surgical excision. Preventive measures should be continued indefinitely...
Encourage physical fitness, weight management, and dietary compliance.
Avoid prolonged sitting and straining on the toilet.
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Rivadeneira DE, Steele SR, Ternent C, et al; for Standards Practi...
K64.9 Unspecified hemorrhoids
K64.0 First degree hemorrhoids
K64.1 Second degree hemorrhoids
K64.2 Third degree hemorrhoids
K64.4 Residual hemorrhoidal skin tags
K64.8 Other hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids are very common. Internal hemorrhoids are typically painless. External hemorrhoids are typically painful.
Anal hygiene and symptomatic pain relief are the treatments of choi...
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