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Diseases » Encopresis » Summary
 

What is Encopresis?

What is Encopresis?

  • Encopresis: Faecal incontinence by a child older than 4 years of age.
  • Encopresis: Incontinence of feces not due to organic defect or illness.
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Encopresis: involuntary defecation not attributable to physical defects or illness.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Encopresis: Introduction

Types of Encopresis:

Broader types of Encopresis:

How serious is Encopresis?

Complications of Encopresis: see complications of Encopresis

What causes Encopresis?

Causes of Encopresis: see causes of Encopresis

What are the symptoms of Encopresis?

Symptoms of Encopresis: see symptoms of Encopresis

Complications of Encopresis: see complications of Encopresis

Can anyone else get Encopresis?

More information: see contagiousness of Encopresis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Encopresis

Encopresis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Encopresis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Encopresis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Encopresis: see treatments for Encopresis
Research for Encopresis: see research for Encopresis

Society issues for Encopresis


Hospitalization statistics for Encopresis: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Encopresis:

  • 0.0002% (24) of hospital consultant episodes were for nonorganic encopresis in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 99% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic encopresis required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 74% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic encopresis were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic encopresis were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 344% of hospital consultant episodes for nonorganic encopresis required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name of Encopresis

Main name of condition: Encopresis

 

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