Full-thickness evagination of the rectal wall outside the anal opening
3 types of rectal prolapse:
Protrusion of the rectal wall through the anal canal; the mos...
Dark red mass protrudes from the rectum
Possible mucous or bloody discharge
Sensation of rectal mass
Constipation or incontinence
History with emphasis on bowel ...
Position of comfort
Prevent mucosal desiccation with moist gauze
Avoid trauma to mucosa
Stabilization generally not needed in simple prolapse
Necrotic or ischemic mucosa
Inability to reduce acute prolapse or frequently recurs
Reduced rectal prolapse
Stable and tolerating PO
Perform careful physical exam to differential rectal prolapse from polyps, hemorrhoids, and intussuscepted bowel
For large or difficult to reduce rectal prolapse, apply sugar to red...
Demirel AH, Ongoren AU, Kapan M, et al. Sugar application in reduction of incarcerated prolapsed rectum. Indian J Gastroenterol. 2007;26(4):196–197.
Gourgiotis S, Baratsis ...
57773001 Rectal prolapse (disorder)
71663002 Incomplete rectal prolapse
197213004 Complete rectal prolapse
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