Case Report on Rectal Procidentia with Constipation in Young Adult


  • Namrata Agase
  • Shalini Moon
  • Ruchira Ankar
  • Roshan Umate



Rectal prolapse, Protrusion, Defecation.


Background: Rectal prolapse (RP) is a perineal disorder that affects a tiny number of young men. It is possible to define a full protrusion or intussusception of the rectum through the anus. Rectal prolapse is a chronic illness that worsens over time. It shows some symptoms including Constipation that appears and disappears, there has been a bulk protrusion during defecation for the past ten years, Tenderness in the rectum, as well as blood or mucus oozing. Patient presentation: We are presenting a 21-year-old young adult male who visited the surgical outpatient unit with the primary symptoms of difficulty passing stool and a lump protruding from his feces, a reddish mass that comes out of the anus. He observed the protrusion of mass ten years ago but at that time it was small then over time it gradually increased to its current size of 7x7 cm and it is visible outside. He had constipation and was straining during defecation. The patient has undergone laparoscopic rectopexy. He was treated with analgesics and antibiotics. After treatment, the patient's condition improves. Symptoms such as fecal incontinence and constipation are relieved after surgery. Conclusion: Rectal prolapse, also known as procidentia, is the extrusion of the rectum past the anus. At the age extremes, it frequently happens. Treatment strategies in patients with concurrent rectal prolapse require an interdisciplinary surgical approach, surgical therapy is intended to restore physiology by treating the prolapse and improving continence and constipation.







How to Cite

Case Report on Rectal Procidentia with Constipation in Young Adult. (2022). Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results, 13(3), 931-933.