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Table 2 The cause in developing rectal prolapse in the patient groups

From: Longitudinal plication - a surgical strategy for complete rectal prolapse management

Cause Children (2–12) Adolescents (12–17) Adults (18–59) Seniors (≥60)
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
Unknown* 5 1 -- 3 2 1 -- --
Constipation 4 1 -- 2 3 1 -- 1
Multi-parity (above 4 pregnancy) -- -- -- -- -- 3 -- --
Chronic cough (bronchiectasis due to chemical exposure) -- -- -- -- 5 1 -- --
Procidentia -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1
Total 9 2 -- 5 10 6 -- 2
  1. *may include oriental toilet style and malnutrition due to multiple embargo over Iraq.