an examination of the anus with a short, metal or plastic scope. The anoscopy procedure is used to look for hemorrhoids, anal polyps, or other causes of bright-red rectal bleeding.
Visualization of the anus via scope
an examination of the rectum in which a small tube is inserted into the anus to screen, diagnose, and evaluate problems of the anus and anal canal
a procedure that enables a physician to view the anus, anal canal, and lower rectum using a speculum
visual examination of the anal canal using an anoscope (a lighted instrument)
Visual examination of the anal canal and rectum by use of an anoscope. An anoscopy is performed to detect for anorectal polyps.
The direct visualization of the anal canal. This is different than flexible sigmoidoscopy which views of the rectum and sigmoid colon. The anoscopy views the anal canal. It is commonly used to assess fistulas, hemorrhoids and fissures.
test to look for fissures, fistulae, and hemorrhoids using a special instrument, called an anoscope, to look into the anus.
examination of the anal canal and lower rectum using a short speculum.
This test is commonly used to determine if a patient has hemorrhoids, anal polyps, inflammation, fissures, or an infection. More Information
An anoscopy is an examination using a small, rigid speculum (anoscope) inserted a few inches into to the anus in order to evaluate problems of the anal canal.