What is the presentation of perianal pediatric Crohn disease?

Updated: Oct 23, 2018
  • Author: Andrew B Grossman, MD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Perianal involvement in Crohn disease may produce the following:

  • Simple skin tags, fissures, abscesses, and fistulae

  • Painful defecation

  • Bright-red rectal bleeding

  • Perirectal pain, erythema, or discharge


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