Rectal intussusception and prolapse

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies


Chronic diarrhoea and dyssynergic defaecation.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Preliminary images are unremarkable.

The fluoroscopic images taken upon bearing up and bearing down demonstrate:

  • normal anorectal angle in the neutral position
  • minimal movement of the anorectal angle on bearing up
  • normal descent of the anorectal angle on bearing down

The fluoroscopic images taken upon defaecating demonstrate:

The rectum emptied well, with a minimal amount of contrast remaining on post-evacuation images.

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Case information

rID: 46092
Case created: 21st Jun 2016
Last edited: 31st Oct 2016
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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