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2022 Oct 14

Medicine (Baltimore)



Platelet-rich plasma for the treatment of chronic rectal ulcer: A case report.


Liu G, Li Y, Li Y, Wang L, Li P, Liu Z, Liu J, Ge D, Zhao G, Wang H
Medicine (Baltimore). 2022 Oct 14; 101(41):e30016.
PMID: 36254007.


Rectum ulcer is a disease of the digestive system, the main symptoms of which includes bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, hematochezia, etc. At present, drug therapy and surgery are the most common treatments. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) contains high concentrations of platelets and has been used to promote wound healing. However, the utilization of PRP in rectal ulcers has rarely been reported.