Diagnosis of Fecal Incontinence

  • Satish S. Rao
  • Junaid Siddiqui


Fecal incontinence is a consequence of functional disturbances in the mechanisms that regulate continence and defecation. In this chapter, we review the functional anatomy and physiology of the anorectum, pathogenic mechanisms, and diagnostic approaches for fecal incontinence.


Pelvic Floor Fecal Incontinence Anal Sphincter Anal Canal Rectal Prolapse 
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