The anorectal junction or anorectal ring is situated about 5 cm from the anus. At the anorectal flexure or angle, the anorectal junction is pulled anterosuperiorly by the puborectal sling to continue below as the anal canal. Levator ani and coccygeus muscles form the pelvic diaphragm. The common anorectal problems are:
- Anal Fistula
Common causes of anorectal abscess include:
· Blocked glands in the anal area
· Infection of an anal fissure
· Sexually transmitted infection (STD)
Anorectal symptoms: -
· ANAL PAIN. ...
· LUMP'/PALPABLE MASS. ...
· RECTAL BLEEDING.
· DIFFICULTY PASSING STOOL. ...
· FECAL IMPACTION. ...
· FECAL INCONTINENCE.