Perianal disorders

R. Mark Beattie, Anil Dhawan and John W.L. Puntis

in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780198569862
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725968 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Perianal disorders

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The perianal examination is an important part of the examination of the gastrointestinal tract. This is best done by inspection with the patient lying in the left lateral position. The perianal region can be inspected by gently parting the buttocks....

Chapter.  769 words. 

Subjects: Gastroenterology ; Paediatrics

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