OverviewRectal prolapse may be partial, involving only the mucosa or complete, involving the entire wall of the rectum.
Update Date 7/30/2014
Updated by: Jon A. Daller, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.