A rectal disease that involves inflammation of the rectal mucosa, which results from infection, inflammatory bowel disease, or radiation. Sexually transmitted pathogens (Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, herpes simplex virus 1 and 2, Treponema pallidum) and enteric pathogens (Campylobacter, Shigella, Salmonella) are involved in the disease. Symptoms are rectal discomfort and bleeding. (Human Disease Ontology, DOID_3127)
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1 genes associated with the Proctitis phenotype by text-mining GWAS publications from the HuGE Navigator Gene-Phenotype Associations dataset.