COLONOSCOPIC EVALUATION OF COLORECTAL PATHOLOGIES

Dr. Albail Singh Yadav, Dr. Richie Sinha, Dr. Ajita Srivastava

Abstract


To evaluate colonoscopy as a diagnostic tool for patient with lower gastrointestinal tract pathology. We
studied 70 patient who underwent colonoscopy at M.L.B. Medical College, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh. Mostly
presenting with symptoms of bleeding per rectum, altered bowel habit , mucous discharge etc. In our study, of all the
pathologies, non specic inammation (25.71%) was the most common pathology encountered followed by malignancy
(11.43%), ulcerative colitis (8.57%) solitary ulcer (5.71%), crohn's disease (1.43%), polyp (2.86%), Internal Hemorrhoid (2.86%),
Stricture (1.43%), Proctitis (1.43%) and normal study in remaining (38.57%) cases. Colonoscopy is the best and the rst
procedure of choice in all patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding.Colonoscopy is also the best modality for diagnosing all
the lower GI tract pathologies including inammatory bowel disease, carcinoma large bowel, rectal polyp etc.


Keywords


Gastro intestinal tract pathology, ulcerative colitis, solitary ulcer, crohn's disease, internal Hemorrhoid.

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