Schematic anorectal clock - for reporting

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

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Age: 45
Annotated image

The anus ( normal study ) with annotations to indicate the clock-face for the purposes of reporting.

Case Discussion

The 'anal clock system' is used for the reporting of anorectal pathology, such as fistulae or tumours.

For example, ' Thickening of the left lower rectum. with extra-serosal extension between 3 and 6 O'clock'.

Image used for annotation from case http://radiopaedia.org/cases/normal-mri-pelvis-fistula-protocol.

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Case information

rID: 44200
Case created: 11th Apr 2016
Last edited: 11th Apr 2016
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