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Defecography (cont.)

Anorectal Disorders Exhibiting Pathologic Defecograms (cont.)

Posterolateral Rectal Pouch
  • Some patients with prolonged histories of straining produce pouches of mucosa through the pelvic floor musculature.
  • These posterolateral pouches typically occur only during straining.
  • They may be missed on standard lateral defecography projections and require oblique or AP views for confirmation.


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