It is encircled by a muscle called sphincter, which controls intestinal movements. Incontinent women with previous vaginal delivery and asymptomatic nulliparous volunteers: Superficial inguinal lymph node below pectinate line and internal iliac lymph nodes above line. Feces are normally removed from the body one or two times a day. Females with a history of previous vaginal delivery make up the majority of affected individuals 20but age, BMI, previous anal and colorectal surgery, radiation exposure, and neurological conditions are also risk factors Results Of the 62, 49 had fecal incontinence and 13 were asymptomatic. Cavity of urinary bladder V.
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Additionally, women with previous vaginal delivery and no sphincter injury do exhibit changes in anterior anal canal anatomy: The lower half of the anal canal, below the pectinate lineis divided into two zones separated by Hilton's white line. Sensitive to pain, temperature, touch and pressure. The mean age of the incontinent patients was 57 SD, Statistical analysis The incontinent groups were compared with regard to the lengths of the anal sphincters and anal pressures.