Paradoxical puborectalis contraction is a feature of constipation in patients with multiple sclerosis.

@article{Chia1996ParadoxicalPC,
  title={Paradoxical puborectalis contraction is a feature of constipation in patients with multiple sclerosis.},
  author={Yan Wah Michael Chia and Kelly Gill and John Stuart Jameson and Angelo Forti and Michael M. Henry and Michael Swash and Philip J. Shorvon},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1996},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={31-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the disturbed anorectal physiology associated with constipation in multiple sclerosis. METHODS Anorectal function in 10 patients with clinically definite multiple sclerosis and constipation has been compared with 10 normal persons and 11 patients with idiopathic constipation, without multiple sclerosis. RESULTS All 10 constipated patients with multiple sclerosis had difficulty evacuating barium paste during defaecography. In four of these there was complete failure of… CONTINUE READING

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