Stoma Prolapse

  • Emily Steinhagen
  • Scott R. Steele


Stoma prolapse can occur, even with technically sound construction. While many are intermittent and asymptomatic, they can result in significant symptoms and impact pouching and patient’s quality of life. Understanding how to avoid and approach these stoma prolapses is important to care with patients with stomas.


Stoma Prolapse Ostomy 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emily Steinhagen
    • 1
  • Scott R. Steele
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Department of SurgeryClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Case Western Reserve University School of MedicineClevelandUSA
  3. 3.Department of Colorectal SurgeryCleveland ClinicClevelandUSA

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