Stercoral ulcer


Normal Case/Contol

GWAS of 0012425

Sibling Case/Control

No sibling GWAS available 0012425


Case Control
8984 451210

Phenotype Definition

An ulcer of the colon due to pressure and irritation from retained fecal masses. [ORCID:0000-0001-5208-3432, PMID:7065551]

Phenotype Comment

Stercoral ulceration is the loss of bowel integrity from the pressure effects of inspissated feces. The lesion usually occurs in constipated, bedridden patients and presents as an isolated lesion in the rectosigmoid area.

Top SNP Information

Associated Diseases

ID Name Top Correlation
ICD: C187 Sigmoid colon 3/20
ICD: D125 Sigmoid colon 15/20