Anal abscess; Rectal abscess; Perirectal abscess; Perianal abscess; anal gland abscess; Abscess - anorectal
An anorectal abscess is a collection of pus in the area of the anus and rectum.
Common causes of anorectal abscess include:
Deep rectal abscesses may be caused by intestinal disorders such as Crohn's disease.
The following factors increase your risk for an anorectal abscess:
The condition may occur in infants and toddlers who are still in diapers and who have a history of anal fissures.
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