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Perianal hematoma?

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Has 1 years experience.

What is the treatment? My pt has a pretty small lump coming outside the anus...It was diagnosed as a perianal hematoma, but is that the same thing as a hemorroid? Will it go away on it's on?

diane227, LPN, RN

Specializes in Management, Emergency, Psych, Med Surg. Has 32 years experience.

What is the cause? Is it a hematoma or a peri rectal abscess?