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Fecal incontinence

Fecal incontinence is a topic covered in the Diagnosaurus.

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Etiology

  • Hemorrhoids or anal skin tags (disrupt anal seal)
  • Proctitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Constipation with "overflow" incontinence
  • Chronic diarrhea due to other causes
  • Sphincter damage, eg, traumatic childbirth, episiotomy, rectal prolapse, surgery, cancer
  • Neurologic, eg, pudendal nerve damage (obstetric trauma), diabetes mellitus, aging, dementia, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Fecal Incontinence." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Medicine Central, im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114505/all/Fecal_incontinence.
Zeiger RF. Fecal incontinence. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114505/all/Fecal_incontinence. Accessed March 22, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Fecal incontinence. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114505/all/Fecal_incontinence
Zeiger RF. Fecal Incontinence [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 March 22]. Available from: https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/Diagnosaurus/114505/all/Fecal_incontinence.
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