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Digital rectal examination showing the physician's index finger inserted into the patient's rectum to feel the size and shape of the prostate

View full-sized image Cross-section diagram of a digital rectal examination showing the physician's index finger inserted into the patient's rectum to feel the size and shape of the prostate.
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Cross-section diagram of a digital rectal examination showing the physician's index finger inserted into the patient's rectum to feel the size and shape of the prostate.

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Cross-section diagram of a digital rectal examination showing the physician's index finger inserted into the patient's rectum to feel the size and shape of the prostate.

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Digital rectal exam (DRE)

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procedure rectum prostate
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