"Rectal Prolapse" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.
- Rectal Prolapse
- Prolapse, Rectal
- Prolapses, Rectal
- Rectal Prolapses
- Anus Prolapse
- Anus Prolapses
- Prolapse, Anus
- Prolapses, Anus
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Rectal Prolapse".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Rectal Prolapse".
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