EURORAD ESR

Case 3068

Nonrelaxing puborectalis syndrome

Author(s)
Oliveira Pedro, Soares Pedro
 
Patient
female, 40 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Defecography at rest

    A defecographic image obtained at rest, showing that there is a decrease of the anorectal angle and an accentuated impression of the puborectalis muscle (arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: defecography rest;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Defecography on squeezing

    A defecographic image obtained on squeezing, showing a decrease of the anorectal angle and an accentuated impression of the puborectalis muscle.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: defecography squezing;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Defecography on straining

    A defecographic image on straining, showing that there is a failure to open the anorectal angle to a mean value of 136º. In this case the angle opened to a value of 106º. The image also shows the accentuated...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: defecography straining;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Defecography post-evacuation

    A defecographic image obtained post-evacuation, showing incomplete defecation.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: defecography posevacuation;
     
     
A defecographic image obtained at rest, showing that there is a decrease of the anorectal angle and an accentuated impression of the puborectalis muscle (arrow).
 
A defecographic image obtained on squeezing, showing a decrease of the anorectal angle and an accentuated impression of the puborectalis muscle.
 
A defecographic image on straining, showing that there is a failure to open the anorectal angle to a mean value of 136º. In this case the angle opened to a value of 106º. The image also shows the accentuated impression of the puborectalis on the rectal posterior wall (arrow)and an anterior rectocele (arrow head).
 
A defecographic image obtained post-evacuation, showing incomplete defecation.
 
 
 
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