Author | Scott Goldstein, MD

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Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome

September 14, 2005

A 34-year-old woman who has had constipation and episodes of obstipation for at least 5 years recently passed blood and mucus rectally and has a rectal prolapse. Colonoscopy revealed an ulcer on the anterior rectal wall, approximately 4 cm from the anus.