Exam, Digital Rectal

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Title: Exam, Digital Rectal
Description: Digital rectal exam; drawing shows a side view of the male reproductive and urinary anatomy, including the prostate, rectum, and bladder; also shows a gloved and lubricated finger inserted into the rectum to feel the prostate.

Digital rectal exam (DRE). The doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum and feels the prostate to check for anything abnormal.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Test or Procedure -- Physical Exam
Type: Color, Medical Illustration
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: National Cancer Institute
AV Number: CDR457840
Date Created: December 15, 2005
Date Added: August 26, 2008
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.