Flexible sigmoidoscopy; Sigmoidoscopy – flexible; Proctoscopy; Proctosigmoidoscopy; Rigid sigmoidoscopy
Definition of Sigmoidoscopy
Sigmoidoscopy is a procedure used to see inside the sigmoid colon and rectum.
George F Longstreth, MD, Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program San Diego, California. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 12/13/2010