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ID DOID:3127
Name proctitis
Definition A rectal disease that involves inflammation of the rectal mucosa, which results from infection, inflammatory bowel disease, or radiation. Sexually transmitted pathogens (Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, Treponema pallidum) and enteric pathogens (Campylobacter, Shigella, Salmonella) are involved in the disease. Symptoms are rectal discomfort and bleeding.
http://www.cdc.gov/std/Treatment/2006/proctitis.htm, http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec02/ch020/ch020i.html#sec02-ch020-ch020g-1361
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ICD10CM:K62.89

MESH:D011349

NCI:C38011

SNOMEDCT_US_2019_09_01:3951002

UMLS_CUI:C0033246

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