Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
Diagnostic Tests » Sigmoidoscopy
 

Sigmoidoscopy

Descriptions of Sigmoidoscopy

Sigmoidoscopy: Inspection of the lower colon using a thin, lighted tube called a sigmoidoscope. Samples of tissue or cells may be collected for examination under a microscope. Also called proctosigmoidoscopy.
Source: National Institute of Health

Basic Information: Sigmoidoscopy

Sigmoidoscopy: Use of a sigmoidoscope (a small camera attached to a flexible tube) inserted through the rectum to visually examine the colon, sigmoid and rectum.

Disease or Condition count: 7; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Sigmoidoscopy' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Sigmoidoscopy as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Sigmoidoscopy' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:

C

D

E

H

P

U

Diagnostic Tests and Tools

More Diagnostic Tests Topics

  • Bone scan of the sternum
  • Bone scan of the upper body
  • Bone scan of the wrist
  • Bone specific alkaline phosphatase test
  • Bone x-ray
  • bone x-rays ... type of X-rays
  • Botulism test
  • Brachial plexus biopsy
  • Brachioradialis reflex
  • Bracken basic concept scale
  • brain biopsy ... type of Biopsy
  • Brain CAT scan
  • Brain CT ... type of CT scan
  • Brain CT scan ... type of CT scan
  • brain MRI ... type of MRI scan
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise