Neoplastic proctological disorders stem largely from preexisting polyps: for this reason it is recommended that you have a full colonoscopy after the age of 50.
Typical symptoms are a change in bowel movements, constipation alternating with diarrhoea, bloody stools, and anaemia: such symptoms require a specialist visit to a colon-proctologist and a colonoscopy or barium enema.
Treatment is surgical. Currently, laparoscopy provides significant advantages over traditional methods.
Small neoplasms (abnormal growths) localised around the anus can sometimes be treated anally.
The medical practice of Dr Biundo in Cinisi, Palermo, specialises in the treatment of proctological disorders, particularly: