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Surgical Treatment Of The Rectal Prolapse In Children: A Review [Zeynep Kamil Med J]
Zeynep Kamil Med J. Ahead of Print: ZKMJ-15493 | DOI: 10.14744/zkmj.2022.15493

Surgical Treatment Of The Rectal Prolapse In Children: A Review

Cengiz Gül, Sabri Cansaran, Ayşenur Celayir
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Zeynep Kamil Maternity and Children's Diseases Health Training and Research Center

Rectal prolapse, defined as protrusion of the rectal mucosa from the anus, usually responds to conservative treatment in the first four years of life. In rectal prolapses that cannot be treated conservatively, the prolapse will turn into a chronic process unless the causes are eliminated. Rectal prolapse is usually a chronic condition in children over the age of four. This article aims to review the surgical treatment of rectal prolapse in children who do not respond to conservative treatment or with recurrent rectal prolapse.

Keywords: Rectal Prolapse, Scleroteraphy, Thiersch Encirclement, Ekehorn’s Rectopexy, Rectopexy



Corresponding Author: Sabri Cansaran, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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