Rectal Prolapse, Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome and Haemorrhoids

  • M. M. Henry


Although the occurrence of complete prolapse is not usually associated with major constitutional disturbance, the condition can be a source of significant disability, particularly in the presence of anal sphincter and pelvic floor weakness. Detailed and complex investigation of patients with prolapse is generally unnecessary but the study of pelvic floor and anal sphincter function may be useful in predicting function after the prolapse has been successfully corrected by surgery.


Pelvic Floor Anal Sphincter Pelvic Floor Muscle Rectal Prolapse Internal Anal Sphincter 
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