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Rectal Prolapse (cont.)

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Full-thickness rectal prolapse.
Full-thickness rectal prolapse.
Marlex rectopexy (a surgical procedure approaching through the abdomen).
Marlex rectopexy (a surgical procedure approaching through the abdomen).
Delorme mucosal sleeve resection (a perineal surgical procedure).
Delorme mucosal sleeve resection (a perineal surgical procedure).
Altemeier perineal rectosigmoidectomy (a perineal surgical procedure).
Altemeier perineal rectosigmoidectomy (a perineal surgical procedure).

Medically reviewed by a Board Certified Family Practice Physician

Coauthor(s): Buck Christensen, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2015
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