A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: proctoscopy?
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Dr. Tal Raphaeli answered
19 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Proctoscopy: Proctoscopy is a test that is done to look at the rectum and most distant part of the colon. A rigid scope about the size of a thumb is inserted in the anus and using air to inflate the rectum, the doctor can look at all the surfaces of the rectum.
Answered on Jan 22, 2013
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