Digital Rectal Exam (Male)

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Title: Digital Rectal Exam (Male)
Description: A doctor performs a digital rectal exam (DRE) by inserting a lubricated, gloved finger into the rectum to feel for abnormalities. The bladder, rectum, and prostate are labeled. Image is included in this online resource: http://cancer.gov/dictionary?CdrID=44391

See also http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/understanding-prostate-changes/.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Test or Procedure -- Physical Exam
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Alan Hoofring (Illustrator)
Date Created: 2004
Date Added: September 20, 2007
Reuse Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.