Anorectal manometry is a diagnostic procedure which evaluates the functioning of the anal sphincter muscles. This test is sometimes needed to evaluate the cause of chronic constipation and fecal incontinence.
Fecal incontinence is the accidental passing of solid or liquid stool from the rectum. It is usually caused by a physical problem with a part of the body that controls the bowel.
Prevalence of Fecal Incontinence
Fecal incontinence is more common than you might think. Approximately 18 million adults in the U.S....