Dr. med. Dirk Manski

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Digital Rectal Examination of the Prostate and Rectum

Abbreviations: DRE (digital-rectal exam), PPA (palpatio per anum).

The physical examination is presented as a checklist with possible (pathological) results. Special important attention is given to important findings for urologists.

fig. prostate and rectal examination
Digital rectal examination. Image from the National Cancer Institute.

Examination of the Anus

Examination of the Rectum

Prostate Exam

Index: 1–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


  Deutsche Version: Rektale Untersuchung von Prostata und Enddarm