"Fecal Impaction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Fecal Impaction".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Fecal Impaction".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Fecal Impaction" by people in Profiles.
Collins KA, Presnell SE. Elder neglect and the pathophysiology of aging. Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 2007 Jun; 28(2):157-62.