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|Description:||Colonoscopy; shows colonoscope inserted through the anus and rectum and into the colon. Inset shows patient on table having a colonoscopy.
A thin, lighted tube is inserted through the anus and rectum and into the colon to look for abnormal areas.
Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||Terese Winslow (illustrator)|
|Date Created:||August 3, 2012|
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Rights holder: Terese Winslow