When is anoscopy indicated in the workup of constipation?

Updated: Jul 05, 2019
  • Author: Marc D Basson, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Anoscopy should be routinely performed on all constipated patients to look for anal fissures, ulcers, hemorrhoids, and local anorectal malignancy.


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