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Proctitis is inflammation of the distal rectum.

There is a vast list of causes of proctitis. Discrimination of the cause of a particular case of proctitis requires direct visualisation, swabs for microbiology including virology and biopsies. Investigation of the rest of the large bowel may be indicated.

Last reviewed 01/2018

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