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Proctology

  • By: Justin Corfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Proctology is a field of medicine that deals with disorders and diseases that affect the colon, the pelvic floor, the rectum, and the anus. The word derives from the Greek terms proktos, which refers to the anus, and logos for study. ...

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