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Hemorrhoid

Summary of Hemorrhoid
Hemorrhoids are vascular structures in the anal canal. In their normal state, they are cushions that help with stool control. They become pathological when swollen or inflamed. At this point the condition is technically known as hemorrhoidal disease.

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Gastrointestinal system

Pathology

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders
Gastrointestinal system pathology review

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A 35-year-old pregnant woman comes to the emergency department because of rectal bleeding. She denies any trauma to the area. She also denies having any pain. Vaginal examination is normal, however, there is bright red blood per rectum noted during digital rectal examination. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis in this patient?

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