Diagnosis of fecal incontinence

Satish S. Rao, Junaid Siddiqui

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3 Scopus citations


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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFecal Incontinence
Subtitle of host publicationDiagnosis and Treatment
PublisherSpringer Milan
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9788847006379
StatePublished - 2007
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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