H. M. Feder, P. LaRussa, S. Steinberg, A. A. Gershon
solution) were unsuccessful because of increased pain. 11,12 These children required either general anesthesia and digital disimpaction 11 or sedation, endoscopy, and a combination of irrigation and digital disimpaction. 12 Sedation for pain control before rectal disimpaction is often needed in adults. 8 The first child we describe was digitally disimpacted while under sedation for flexible sigmoidoscopy. However, the second child was given anal anesthesia followed by successful removal of the bezoar with ene…
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