The patients with rectal prolapse suffer from not only a prolapse rectum but also associated dysfunction. However, most surgical techniques are successful regarding the prolapse, but either do not solve or even worsen defecation dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to investigate the functional and physiological results after surgical correction in patients with rectal prolapse.
Fecal incontinence FIalso known as anal incontinenceor in some forms encopresisis a lack of control over defecationleading to involuntary loss of bowel contents—including flatus gasliquid stool elements and mucusor solid feces. FI is a sign or a symptomnot a diagnosis. Incontinence can result from different causes and might occur with either constipation or diarrhea.
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Eating Disorders are a heterogeneous group of complex psychiatric disorders that affect physical and psychological functioning, thus compromising life itself. They are often characterized by extreme preoccupation with food, caloric intake and expenditure as well as bodily weight and shape. Additionally, individuals present several forms of recurrent compulsive behavior, such as frequent weighting, body checking, and eating rituals.
Professional Reference articles are designed for health professionals to use. You may find the Rectal Prolapse article more useful, or one of our other health articles. Rectal prolapse is the protrusion of either the rectal mucosa or the entire wall of the rectum.
Rectal prolapse is when the rectal walls have prolapsed to a degree where they protrude out the anus and are visible outside the body. Rectal prolapse may occur without any symptoms, but depending upon the nature of the prolapse there may be mucous discharge mucus coming from the anusrectal bleedingdegrees of fecal incontinence and obstructed defecation symptoms. Rectal prolapse is generally more common in elderly women, although it may occur at any age and in either sex.
Study record managers: refer to the Data Element Definitions if submitting registration or results information. Full-thickness rectal prolapse is defined as a "falling down" of the rectum so that it is outside the body. Rectal prolapse can only be treated by surgery.
Getting older has its benefits—and its drawbacks. Included in the latter are hemorrhoids. These swollen blood vessels on the outer rectum and anus can turn bowel movements into intensely painful experiences.