Diagnosis at Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
At Mayo Clinic, colorectal surgeons examine the entire pelvis to determine the extent of your rectal prolapse and whether you need surgery.
One test — dynamic MRI — is particularly helpful in diagnosing and planning treatment for rectal prolapse. This noninvasive test scans the entire pelvis during a bowel movement and produces a video of the pelvic muscles and pelvic organs at work. Dynamic MRI also reveals prolapse in other pelvic organs, such as the bladder or vagina.
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