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>Journals >Cirugía y Cirujanos >Year 2002, Issue 3

Montiel-Jarquín A, Zagal-Jacobo A, Varela- Morán M
Rigid rectosigmoidoscopy in diagnosis of anorectal pathology
Cir Cir 2002; 70 (3)

Language: Español
References: 14
Page: 169-172
PDF: 31.32 Kb.

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Introduction: Diagnosis of colon and rectal disease is based on clinical history, physical exams, laboratory analysis, radiographic and endoscopic procedures as well as histopathologic exams. Objectives: To compare the diagnoses made by the general practitioners with the rectosigmoidoscopic diagnosis, to determine the most frequent anorectal pathology in our hospital and to define the type and frequency of complications during the rectosigmoidoscopic procedures. Results: From 245 cases, a total of 267 diagnoses were made by RSC. The percentage of correspondance between the original diagnosis and the rectosigmoidoscopic diagnosis was 31.4%. Discusion: RSC is a good procedure to diagnose anorectum pathology in his acting range.

Key words: , Clinical and rectosigmoidoscopic diagnostic, Anorectal pathology.


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