Rectal prolapse

  title={Rectal prolapse},
  author={Stavros Gourgiotis and Sotirios Baratsis},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
Rectal prolapse, or procidentia, is defined as a protrusion of the rectum beyond the anus. It commonly occurs at the extremes of age. Rectal prolapse frequently coexists with other pelvic floor disorders, and patients have symptoms associated with combined rectal and genital prolapse. Few patients, a lack of randomized trials and difficulties in the interpretation of studies of anorectal physiology have made the understanding of this disorder difficult. Surgical management is aimed at restoring… CONTINUE READING
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