Organ: Anus


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Anus: The opening from the rectum to expel feces
Anus: The opening of the rectum where solid waste leaves the body. 1
Introduction: The anus is the outer opening from the rectum. The process of defecation is used to expel feces out of the rectum and through the anus.
Condition count: 16 ; see list below.
Organ types: Digestive system (127)
Related organs: defecation (0), buttocks, large intestine (19), bowel (19), colon (16), rectum (21), feces (0), vagina (44)
Main condition: Anal conditions
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Anus' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

A

  • Anal Cancer ... anus
  • Anal conditions ... anus
  • Anal fissure ... anus
  • Anal itching ... anus
  • Anorectal disorders ... anus

    C

  • Constipation ... anus

    F

  • Fecal incontinence ... anus
  • Flatulence ... anus

    G

  • Granuloma inguinale ... anus

    H

  • Hemorrhoids ... anus

    I

  • Incontinence ... anus
  • Infectious Diarrhea ... anus

    P

  • Proctitis ... anus

    R

  • Rectal abscess ... anus
  • Rectal prolapse ... anus

    T

  • Traveler's diarrhea ... anus

    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from Prostate Enlargement Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: NIDDK

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