A rare case of a solitary benign rectal ulcer in which conservative medical therapy was unsuccessful is described. Diversion of the fecal stream by temporary sigmoidostomy resulted in rapid healing of the ulcer. This entity presents diagnostic and therapeutic problems, which are discussed. The use of temporary sigmoidostomy in such cases is recommended.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Diseases of the Colon and Rectum|
|State||Published - May 1977|