Sigmoidoscopy; shows sigmoidoscope inserted through the anus and rectum and into the sigmoid colon. Inset shows patient on table having a sigmoidoscopy.
Sigmoidoscopy. A thin, lighted tube is inserted through the anus and rectum and into the lower part of 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 17, 2012|
|Date Added:||August 28, 2008|
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