Medicine:Endoanal ultrasound

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Endoanal ultrasound
Medical diagnostics
Purposeimages structures of anal canal

Endoanal ultrasound is a type of medical investigation which images the structures of the anal canal.[1]

It is used in the investigation of some anorectal symptoms, e.g. fecal incontinence or obstructed defecation.[2]

See also

  • Medical ultrasonography


  1. Santoro, Giulio A.; Falco, Giuseppe Di (2012) (in en). Atlas of Endoanal and Endorectal Ultrasonography: Staging and Treatment Options for Anorectal Cancer. Springer Science & Business Media. ISBN 9788847021297. Retrieved 23 November 2017. 
  2. Zimmern, Philippe E.; Haab, Francois; Chapple, Christopher R. (2007) (in en). Vaginal Surgery for Incontinence and Prolapse. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 160. ISBN 9781846283468. Retrieved 23 November 2017.