By Andrea Bondurri, Piergiorgio Danelli, Matteo Marone (auth.), Massimo Tonolini, Giovanni Maconi (eds.)
This functional quantity is meant for all radiologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons who're chargeable for, or drawn to, the prognosis and care of sufferers with ailments of the anal and perianal zone. After an introductory part concentrating on surgical, MRI, and US anatomy, up to date scientific and healing info is supplied at the complete variety of perianal inflammatory stipulations, with exact consciousness to Crohn’s affliction, ulcerative colitis, and sexually transmitted illnesses. actual and surgical exam is thoroughly mentioned, with attention of barriers, effects, scientific wishes, and the questions more likely to be posed of imaging. the next 3 sections supply targeted details at the diversified imaging modalities: transanal and transperineal ultrasound, contrast-enhanced MRI, and CT. suggestions, diagnostic accuracy, universal and weird sickness styles, artifacts, and pitfalls are in actual fact presented.