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Female patient lying on a table with an inserted sigmoidoscope projecting an image onto a computer screen

View full-sized image Drawing of a female patient lying on a table with an inserted sigmoidoscope projecting an image onto a computer screen.
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Drawing of a female patient lying on a table with an inserted sigmoidoscope projecting an image onto a computer screen.

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Drawing of a female patient lying on a table with an inserted sigmoidoscope projecting an image onto a computer screen.

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For the test, the person will lie on a table while the health care provider inserts a sigmoidoscope into the anus and slowly guides it through the rectum and into the sigmoid colon.

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colon sigmoidoscopy sigmoidoscope
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