Damaged To Internal Sphincter

Etiology

  • Involuntary muscle dysfxn

Risk Factors

  • Sphincterotomy
  • Systemic sclerosis

Symptoms

  • Mucous
  • Rectal seepage
  • Incontinence small amounts of liquid
  • Can occur at rest
  • Degree based on extent of sphincter dysfxn

Physical Exam Findings

  • Normal squeeze
  • Decreased rectal tone