What is the role of anal endosonography 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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It may show asymmetry and thickening of the internal anal sphincter and submucosa. Demonstration of a sphincteric defect might be useful if a sphincter reconstruction is being considered. [36]


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