Related to anal verge: dentate line. All rights reserved. Segen's Medical Dictionary. The transitional zone between the moist, hairless, modified skin of the anal canal and the perianal skin. Mentioned in? AA amyloidosis AL amyloidosis amyloidosis anal canal androgen deficiency anoderm solitary rectal ulcer syndrome verge.
Background: Placement of expandable metallic stents EMS has been considered contraindicated for patients with malignant rectal obstruction within 5 cm of the anal verge because of the potential problems of anal pain. Objective: Our purpose was to investigate the technical feasibility, clinical effectiveness, and safety of EMS placement in patients with malignant rectal obstruction within 5 cm of the anal verge. Design: Retrospective study. Setting: Single tertiary referral university hospital.
German : Linea anocutanea. The anal verge designates an anatomical structure of the anus. It marks the transition of the anal skin anoderm to the normal outer skin epidermis. This boundary is the distal ending of the anal canal.
Related to anal verge: dentate line. An edge or margin; a border. See Synonyms at border. Architecture The edge of the tiling that projects over a roof gable.