If the rectum were a simple tube, it would be like a fecal sluice gate every time stool arrived. But itʼs not just a tube. It has an elegant sphincter system that can automatically tell solid -from gas- from liquid. What other muscle in the human body has that sort of intelligence? Understanding anal abscesses […]
We talk with colorectal surgeon Megan Cavanaugh about the ins and outs of managing perianal abscesses in the ED.