Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Hemorrhoids are a very common anorectal (relating to the anus and the rectum) condition defined as the symptomatic enlargement and distal displacement of the normal anal cushions. They affect millions of people of all age groups around the world and represent a major and socioeconomic problem.
The word Hemorrhoid is derived from the Greek words,haem (blood) and rhoos (flowing),meaning flowing of blood.The word piles is derived from the latin word pila which means pill or a ball. The exact prevalence is difficult to estimate as patients hide it and do not come for consultation.
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