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Proctological Examination

  • J.-C. Givel
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Abstract

“More is missed by not looking than by not knowing.” This statement by Thomas McCrae (1870–1935) underlines the paramount importance of clinical examination in proctological diagnosis. A number of anorectal problems can be diagnosed simply by careful inspection of the perianal tissues.

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