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Faecal incontinence in patients with systemic sclerosis: is an impaired internal anal sphincter the only cause?


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#1 Joelf

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Posted 12 July 2011 - 10:44 AM

Faecal incontinence in patients with systemic sclerosis: is an impaired internal anal sphincter the only cause?

The main cause of faecal incontinence in SSc is poor function of the internal anal sphincter smooth muscle. Fynne L. (PubMed) Scand J Rheumatol. 2011 Jul 4. (Also see: GI Involvement)

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Posted 18 July 2011 - 10:08 AM

Well, this explains a lot! Thanks for posting this Jo.
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