Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome in a 12-Year Bangladeshi Boy: an Unusual Cause of Rectal Bleeding

  • - Md Benzamin MD Resident, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Kaniz Fathema MD Resident, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Dipawnita Saha FCPS student, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Bodhrun Nahar FCPS student, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Sharmin Akther MD Resident, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Khan Lamia Nahid Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Keywords: Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, Children, Per Rectal Bleeding.

Abstract

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is an uncommon cause of per rectal bleeding in children. Due to it's wide variety of presentation and rarity, it is frequently misdiagnosed as other clinical condition like inflammatory bowel disease, rectal polyp, amoebiasis or malignancy. Here we presenting a case initially misdiagnosed as ulcerative colitis, latter after thorough evaluation diagnosed as a case of SRUS.

KYAMC Journal Vol. 11, No.-2, July 2020, Page 104-107

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2020-07-26
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Md Benzamin, -, Fathema, K., Saha, D., Nahar, B., Akther, S., & Nahid, K. (2020). Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome in a 12-Year Bangladeshi Boy: an Unusual Cause of Rectal Bleeding. KYAMC Journal, 11(2), 104-107. https://doi.org/10.3329/kyamcj.v11i2.48425
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