Complete rectal prolapse in adults: a Tanzanian experience
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This is a retrospective report of nine patients with complete rectal prolapse managed by the authors at the Muhimbili Medical Centre, Dar es Salaam between 1990 and 1993. The average age of patients was 36 years and eight of the patients were males. Six of the patients presented as emergency admissions of whom three had irreducibility and required perineal proctosigmoidectomy. This was the procedure of choice for irreducible complete rectal prolapse.