What is the role of MRI in the workup of pediatric rectal prolapse?

Updated: Nov 12, 2018
  • Author: Jaime Shalkow, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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MRI can be used both for a multicompartmental dynamic assessment of the pelvic floor, which is referred to as dynamic MRI defecography, [30] and for the anatomic analysis of the internal anal sphincter (IAS) and external anal sphincter (EAS), which is referred to as static MRI. [31]

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