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Rectal Prolapse MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Rectal Prolapse
Tree Number(s)
C06.405.469.860.800
C23.300.842.624.500
Unique ID
D012005
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012005
Scope Note
Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.
Entry Term(s)
Anus Prolapse
NLM Classification #
WI 603
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Rectal Prolapse Preferred
Anus Prolapse Related
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