Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome

Richelle J. F. Felt-Bersma

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is a rare disease which can puzzle the gastroenterologist. A review of the syndrome and new treatment options are discussed. RECENT FINDINGS: Its association with dyssynergia in general supports an important role for pelvic floor biofeedback, which can be successful in patients with SRUS. No other novel. SUMMARY: Awareness of this benign syndrome is important; endoscopic diagnosis and histological confirmation opens the way to a guided lifestyle therapy with regulation of defecation and pelvic floor biofeedback. A reluctance to proceed to surgery seems warranted. VIDEO ABSTRACT.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-65
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Gastroenterology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2021

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