• levator
  • Rectal prolapse is a very disabling disease, and although its etiopathogenesis has not yet been well established, it is frequently associated with other abnormalities, including patulous anus, levator ani muscle diastasis, mesorectum elongation, deep pouch of Douglas, redundant rectosigmoid and increased width of the retrorectal space. (springer.com)
  • anal
  • Snooks SJ, Henry MM, Swash M (1985) Anorectal incontinence and rectal prolapse: differential assessment of the innervation to puborectalis and external anal sphincter muscles. (springer.com)
  • Damon H, Henry L, Roman S et al (2003) Influence of rectal prolapse on asymmetry of the anal sphinctere in patients with anal incontinence. (springer.com)
  • 2500 Hospital Blvd., Ste 410 Roswell, GA 30076 The Evaluation of Rectal Pain and Bleeding and The Non-Operative Treatment of Hemorrhoids Anal Fissures Good morning. (slideplayer.com)
  • The dentate line separates the internal hemorrhoids, the anal (Morgagnian) columns, crypts, and papillae above from the anal valves and external hemorrhoids below. (slideplayer.com)
  • Anus or anal verge is the outlet covered by squamous epithelium, true skin rich in nerve endings. (slideplayer.com)
  • The anal canal is surrounded by the internal sphincter, an involuntary muscle, and the voluntary external sphincter. (slideplayer.com)
  • site of discharge of anal glands Anal cushions: internal hemorrhoidal blood vessels, connective tissue, and smooth muscle that contribute to continence. (slideplayer.com)
  • Treatment
  • An International, Double Cohort Study to Determine the Optimal Treatment for Rectal Prolapse. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Success obtained by using circular staplers in the treatment of internal prolapses, associated or not with haemorroids or obstructed defecation, may represent a new method of choice if applied with the appropriate modifications, to the external rectal prolapse, for its speed, simplicity and possibility to be performed under local anesthesia, and even in elderly patients with debilitated conditions. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Kimmins M, Evetts BK, Isler J, Billingham R: The Altmeier Repair: Outpatient Treatment of Rectal Prolapse. (biomedcentral.com)
  • space
  • In the rectal ampulla, a space above the dentate line, there are three vascular hemorrhoidal cushions which help the muscles to maintain continence. (slideplayer.com)