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What causes perirectal abscesses ?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine

In brief: Several causes

They can be caused by superficial gland infections, or by abnormal connections between the rectum and the skin, called a fistula.

In brief: Several causes

They can be caused by superficial gland infections, or by abnormal connections between the rectum and the skin, called a fistula.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Infection in the

Rectal area that balls up and encapsulates.

In brief: Infection in the

Rectal area that balls up and encapsulates.
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