The causes of pancreatic cancer are unknown, but smokers are at greater risk. However, the results are more difficult to interpret in the presence of rectal prolapse, and the findings will rarely change surgical planning. Wijffels na, collinson r, cunningham c, lindsey i. Hemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels that develop in the anus and lower rectum. Bulking agents (such as bran or psyllium), stool softeners, and suppositories or enemas are used for these purposes. Women who have maintained sphincter tone are at increased risk of developing an incarcerated rectal prolapse that becomes edematous and is not able to be reduced; this constitutes a surgical emergency. Full-thickness rectal prolapse begins as an intussusception in the mid rectum, as evidenced on defecography.
Rectal prolapse – surgery
Your doctor may recommend surgery to repair the rectal prolapse. Other complications include mucosal ulceration and necrosis of the rectal wall.