Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

October 1, 2021

Last Updated Month/Year

July 14, 2023

Supplemental Implementation Tools

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adolescent, Adult, Child, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Hospital, Outpatient, Operating and recovery room

Intended Users

Nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D006484 - Hemorrhoids, D000071056 - Anorectal Malformations


internal and external hemorrhoids, Anorectal Abscess, anorectal obstruction, benign, anorectal, hemorrhoids

Source Citation

Wald A, Bharucha AE, Limketkai B, Malcolm A, Remes-Troche JM, Whitehead WE, Zutshi M. ACG Clinical Guidelines: Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 Oct 1;116(10):1987-2008. doi: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001507. PMID: 34618700.