Exam, Digital Rectal
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|Title:||Exam, Digital Rectal|
Digital rectal exam; drawing shows a side view of the male reproductive anatomy and the urinary anatomy, including the prostate, rectum, and bladder. Also shown is a gloved, lubricated finger inserted into the rectum to feel the rectum, anus, and prostate.
Digital rectal exam (DRE). The doctor inserts a gloved, lubricated finger into the rectum and feels the rectum, anus, and prostate (in males) to check for anything abnormal.
Digital rectal exam (DRE).
Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Test or Procedure -- Physical Exam
|Type:||Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)|
|Source:||National Cancer Institute|
|Creator:||National Cancer Institute (Illustrator)|
|Date Created:||December 15, 2005|
|Date Added:||August 26, 2008|
|Reuse Restrictions:||None - This image is in the public domain and can be freely reused. Please credit the source and, where possible, the creator listed above.|