It is limited to tumours which are located within 10 cm of the anal verge
Its value is particularly limited in tumours whose upper boundary cannot be palpated
Rectal digital examination cannot recognize pathological categories of tumour spread with any accuracy [1,4]
It is subjective and in comparison with imaging methods is not reproducible
KeywordsRectal Cancer Anal Verge Rectal Digital Examination Muscle Wall Compute Tomogra
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