Stercoral ulcer



No Female GWAS available for 0012425


No Male GWAS available for 0012425


Female Case Female Control % Female
3679 246178 41%
Male Case Male Control % Male
5305 205032 59%

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.

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Associated Diseases

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