Adenocarcinoma of anal canal

An anal adenocarcinoma arising from the anal canal mucosa. Morphologically, it resembles the adenocarcinoma which arises from the colorectal glandular epithelium. Symptoms include anal pruritus, discomfort when sitting, pain, change in bowel habit, and bleeding.

Disease Alternative Name

anal canal adenocarcinoma
adenocarcinoma of the anal canal
adenocarcinoma arising in the anal mucosa
adenocarcinoma arising in anal mucosa

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