Volume 4, Issue 1 And 2 (9-1997)                   RJMS 1997, 4(1 And 2): 57-61 | Back to browse issues page


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Mirshemirani A, Amid M. SURGICAL EVALUATION OF RECTAL PROLAPSE IN CHILDREN FROM 1990 TO 1995 IN MOFID CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL. RJMS. 1997; 4 (1 and 2) :57-61
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From Oct. 1990 to Oct. 1995 50 cases of rectal prolapse were evaluated retrospectively in Mofid Hospital.

The patients consisted of 30 male and 20 female, with a M:F ratio Ofl-,

2

meen admission age was 3 years and majority had complete form of rectal

prolapse. The most common symptoms were as follows, protrution of mass in 96%, rectal bleeding in 46%, and diarrhea and constipation in 16% of cases. 48 patients were treated surgically (Ekhorn method in 39 cases and Lockhart - Mumery procedure in 9 cases), 2 cases were treated medically and discharged symptom free.

In 2 patients who were treated by Ekhorn method, symptoms recurred (4%) both were corrected surgically again (1 by Ekhron and one by LM.Method) and discharged symptom free. Sweat test were performed in 30 patients (60%). All but one had normal results.

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