• distal
  • Because rectal polyps are often multiple and may coexist with cancer, complete colonoscopy to the cecum is mandatory even if a distal lesion is found by flexible sigmoidoscopy. (merckmanuals.com)
  • polyp
  • Meckel's diverticulum Polyp Duplication Appendix Hyperplasia of Peyer's patches Idiopathic An earlier version of the rotavirus vaccine that is no longer used was linked to intussusception, but the current versions are not clearly linked. (wikipedia.org)
  • mucous
  • Mucous discharges can be thought of in three broad categories: Normal physiologically produced mucus Inappropriately expressed physiologically produced mucus (e.g. in the presence of sphincter defects, or lesions preventing normal sphincter closure, allowing seepage or soiling) Mucus produced in pathological quantities (e.g. from a lesion, or generalized coloproctitis or as a result of bacterial overgrowth) A mucous rectal discharge may be blood-streaked. (wikipedia.org)
  • stool
  • This type of lesion may not cause discharge intrinsically, but instead allow transit of liquid stool components and mucus. (wikipedia.org)