The rectum and anus are two anatomically complex organs with diverse pathologies. This article reviews the basic anatomy of the rectum and anus. In addition, it addresses the current radiographic techniques used to evaluate these structures, specifically ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, and defecography.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Gastroenterology Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Dec 1 2013|
- Anorectal anatomy
- Anorectal imaging
- Endorectal ultrasound